Why do we get so obsessed about missing white women and how disproportionate is the coverage? You might be surprised…or not. Also in the show, Ashtray bitches about idea guys on the spectrum, and Mistic tells us about a cool new car show.
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Missing White Woman Syndrome
The Gabbie Potato case has captured the nation’s attention, cause duh, she’ an adorable white woman killed by her lanky alien fiancé. That’s right, RED EYE told you here first, folks!
But she’s a prime example of Missing White Woman Syndrome
Term coined by Gwen Ifill at the 2004 Unity: Journalist of Color conference:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4666788/user-clip-gwen-ifill-coins-term-missing-white-woman-syndrome [play video oracle]
Black Americans 30% of all missing persons,
But make up only 13.4% of the population
Only about 1/5th of those 30% get media coverage.
Chart of MWW’s and counter examples
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