The amount of coverage a crime gets in the media often depends on who the victim is.
Crimes against children, for example, get a lot of attention. And as I discussed in a prior column, missing white women often get a disproportionate amount of press.
The same is true to some extent when it comes to the identity of the alleged criminal.
For instance, the press loves to write about celebrities who've been arrested. Just look at the onslaught of coverage of . . .
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