ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The ongoing search in North Dakota for missing college student Dru Sjodin noted.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) The question of which missing persons stories are covered by the media examined; details given about the cases involving Sjodin & others & whether race, class & attractiveness are factors. [In Aurora, Illinois, missing girl Tyesha Bell's mother Lorna SMITH- comments on her missing daughter.] [National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Ernie ALLEN, Project for Excellence in Journalism Tom ROSENSTIEL, conservative columnist Doug MacKINNON- offer views on the media coverage of abduction cases.]
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