by Brigitte. I like to read and write about Christian faith and a variety of subjects. I live in Canada.
Friday, April 12, 2013
UNICEF data on children in Industrialized Nations, comparison of reporting and analysis / i.e. U.S. ignoring study results
Last week UNICEF released a study comparing and rating the well-fare of children in industrialized nations. The full report is here. Please view it. The comparative chart is easy to read and found on page 2, showing the categories in three shades of blue for easy comparison.
Below, see how the story was handled in the media in different countries. In the German news it made headlines, highlighting the discrepancies in some of the measure. This is where I came across the story, making me curious as to how Canada and the U.S. dealt with the story, since they placed even lower than Germany.
Basically, I found no intelligent treatmentof the story in the US media, which I find disturbing. I am still looking. Let me know if you find something.
See my quick little survey, below:
The CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, has a number of stories dealing with results relevant to Canada. For example here: