Articles tagged Savita Halappanavar

The media’s disparate treatment of abortion-related stories: Savita vs. Gosnell

During the past couple of weeks there has been a concerted effort by pro-lifers to get the mainstream media to cover the ongoing trial of notorious late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Mollie Z. Hemingway at GetReligion has been especially active, tweeting at a number of reporters and mainstream-media outlets who were not covering the case. In response, Sarah Kliff who covers abortion policy for the Washington Post tweeted that she had not written about the Gosnell trial because she covers policy “not local crime.” Many conservatives were quick to criticize Kliff. However, what she said contained an important insight. The mainstream media […]