While traditional news focused on Tucson killings
Hundreds died worldwide in floods and riots
It is said 2010 was the worst year on record for natural disasters; 2011 already has a great start. Is 2012 the end? Besides Brazil, heavily populated Australia lost 10 with 90 missing in flooding occurring while all you could get was the Tucson killings on traditional new media.
In Tunisia, the president left amid riots where 35 or more were killed.