bearing witness

One simple yet crucial function of journalism is bearing witness, as the final case study on the El Mozote massacre illustrates.  The central figure in the case, Rufina Amaya,09amaya190 died just last year, having stated previously:

“God saved me because he needed someone to tell the story of what happened.” 

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One Response to “bearing witness”

  1. Alexandria Walters Says:

    At least she got to tell the story right?

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