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France and Kenya - how the media responded to terror attacks

The skyline beyond the northern suburbs of Mogadishu is seen through a bullet hole in the window of a hotel in Yaaqshiid District, where African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces have pushed Al Shabaab militants beyond the city's northern fringes t
UN Photo/Stuart Price

The ISIS-inspired attack on Paris in November 2015 caused a huge spike in media coverage. In terms of lives lost, a major Al Shabaab attack in Garissa, Kenya, caused just a blip, according to an IRIN analysis of media output captured by the GDELT database.

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