Following is a sampling of US press reaction on 21 August to the death of Meles Zenawi. While the print media has followed the development, neither the ABC nor the NBC evening news even mentioned the death of the prime minister. This demonstrates a shocking disinterest in African issues by at least two of America's major television channels.
Click here to read coverage by William Davison at Bloomberg.
Click here to read Alan Boswell's report at McClatchy Newspapers.
Click here to read Robyn Dixon's coverage in the Los Angeles Times.
Click here to read a Reuters article by Aaron Maasho in the Christian Science Monitor.
Click here to read Leon Goldberg's comments in UN Dispatch.