Journalists report from outside of T Mabry Carlton Jr Memorial Reserve in Venice, Fla, on Wednesday, Sept 22, 2021, where authorities are looking for Brian Laundrie, who is a person of interest in the homicide of Gabby Petito, a white woman. Major outlets have highlighted the case of Gabrielle Petito while often ignoring stories about women of colour who go missing. Eve Edelheit/The New York Times

News media can’t shake ‘missing white woman syndrome’: critics

Major outlets have highlighted the case of Gabrielle Petito while often ignoring stories about women of colour who go missing