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After 11 days, the search to locate missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 carries on. The expansive search, which now involves 26 nations, has gained immense media coverage, from prime time cable television to digital publications.

NPR’s Media Correspondent David Folkenflik joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss how the media has handled the story, and why it has attracted mass public interest.


This segment aired on March 19, 2014.

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