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Did Media Underreport Rwandan Genocide?

It’s been 20 years since genocide claimed the lives of at least 800,000 Rwandans. As part of the commemoration of the event, VOA this week hosted a panel discussion  - focusing on longstanding criticism that international news media underreported the 1994 massacres. Rwanda was in the midst of a civil war in 1994 and extremist media were encouraging ethnic hatred against minority Tutsis in the run-up to the genocide. At the same time,  Allan Thompson of Carleton University in...

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