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An American Tragedy

posted on August 20, 2012

At The New Yorker, Naunihal Singh writes, “The media has treated the shootings in Oak Creek very differently from those that happened just two weeks earlier in Aurora.” Singh notes that while American television and print media provided extensive coverage of the shootings in Colorado, the massacre at a Sikh house of worship outside of Milwaukee drew far less attention. “As a result, the massacre in Oak Creek is treated as a tragedy for Sikhs in America rather than a tragedy for all Americans,” Singh writes.

Read at The New Yorker