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Africa: Africa Cartoon Stirs Famine Pornography Debate

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Development, Food, Humanitarian Response, Media & Journalism

Natasha Elkington looks at satirical newspaper cartoon [1]commenting on media priorities around the Murdoch scandal and the East Africa famine which has sparked debate about pornography: “The image, labelled “Priorities”, depicts three naked, emaciated children holding empty bowls, with swollen bellies, ribs sticking out and flies swarming above them.”