International news is a key part of the “full access to the day’s information” recommended by the Hutchins Commission for journalism. The quantity and quality of world news presented by and for Americans is important for U.S. citizens because news coverage often affects political opinions and actions. For this reason, it is necessary to assess the coverage of American newspapers like the Missourian and provide a comprehensive look at international issues.
Media needs to be more thorough with foreign coverage
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