Foreign journalists say it can be challenging to communicate endless mass shootings in the US to their audiences, who have trouble understanding gun culture, politics and extremism in the US. https://nbcnews.to/2Ksdh1C
“To put it bluntly, to be perfectly honest, what people think is that Americans are crazy,” Pablo Pardo, the US correspondent for Spain’s second-largest newspaper, El Mundo, said about America’s gun violence epidemic.
“In Canada, if two people get shot, that will be national news. If two people get shot in the US, that may make it in the local newspaper, but not on the front page,” Richard Madan, a correspondent for Canada’s CTV News, says. https://nbcnews.to/2YKxSY1
“We are in danger in such a direct way. It has been a wake-up call,” Veronica Calderon, a Mexican-born journalist, says. “Deep down, in Mexico, there is resentment about what happened but there is pain. We don’t want it to ever happen again.”
You can follow @NBCNews.
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.
Enjoy Threader? Sign up.
Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.