Racial bias affects media coverage of missing people. A new tool illustrates how

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Daniel Robinson, 24, was last seen leaving a job site in Buckeye, Ariz. on June 23, 2021. Nearly a year and a half later, his father, David, is still continuing to search for him.

The database tool estimates that younger, white women will get increasingly more news coverage than other racial groups — such as Black, Latino and Indigenous people.

(Image credit: Family of Daniel Robinson)

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