“Missing White Woman Syndrome” and Invisibility

By Zanada Joyner The tragic discovery of Gabby Petito’s remains, who disappeared two weeks ago while hiking with her boyfriend in Wyoming, has left me thinking about the curious “Missing White Woman Syndrome.” As first coined by the great Gwen Ifill, the syndrome describes the media’s overrepresentation or focus on missing white women and girls.Continue reading ““Missing White Woman Syndrome” and Invisibility”