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Are you aware there was a major flood in Pakistan?

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/08/201085183457123771.html

Curious we only hear about certain world news stories ...

 
tasches

Asked by tasches at 4:03 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I watch Fox News. The last update is that the flooding has impacted as many people as there are in the entire city of Los Angeles. Yikes. There are 1,500 confirmed dead but it is disease that they are more afraid of. I am a news hound so I know about all kinds of news stories. It does amaze me that if you watch local stations or other cable news outlets, you get just a small portion of the news. Now, to be fair, I do watch CNN, to see how they are covering the same news item. Just to get all sides of the story. Great question!

    Joeygoat

    Answer by Joeygoat at 4:07 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Of course I knew it. I listen to NPR and they've talked about it all week.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 4:04 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Yes
    EveMomToThree

    Answer by EveMomToThree at 4:06 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • It's been on the news all week.

    Curious, the news you get is only as good as your source.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 4:08 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Umm yes. It's been on local and national news as well but they didn't go in depth about it as much as CNN has.
    nicolemstacy

    Answer by nicolemstacy at 4:10 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Of course I did, it was in the news...NASA even released a photo from space of it & the oil spill

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 4:14 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Yes, and we sent $10 million in aid to them.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 4:28 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Yep, It's monsoon season in that region of the world.

    BBC has updates on their hot topics page.
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 4:19 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Yes. I guess it really depends on which media source you listen to!
    thundernlight

    Answer by thundernlight at 4:24 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Have you been hiding under a rock to have heard it from Al Jazeera news? Your question is awful leading.

    isabellalecour

    Answer by isabellalecour at 4:28 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

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