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Depicting Detroit

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 February 2011

The accidental death of a child at the hands of police during the filming of a reality TV programme has people in Detroit asking searching questions about how their city is covered by the media.

Are the cameras only looking for bad news - and are some people only too willing to provide it?

Nina Robinson reports for Assignment.

[Photo credit: James Marvin Phelps]


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