How does US news shape the way we see the World?

Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, discusses how America perceives the rest of the world and how the news shape the way the US sees the world. She pulls up a map (image below) of the number of minutes that American TV networks dedicated to news in January: there is basically only the US, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and China. "The news networks have reduced the number of their foreign bureaus by half. Covering Britney Spears is cheaper. We can do better, and we cannot afford not to do so". - source

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