By MARGARET SULLIVAN
Poverty was in the news last week, with the coverage of Pope Francis’ attention to poor people worldwide, particularly those in his home country of Argentina.
It raises a question: Given the extreme poverty in the world and in the United States, how much media attention does the subject get in a week when there is no new pope?
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What do you think about the media’s coverage of poverty? Is it reported adequately? Is it balanced? What would you like to see done differently?