Sweating through the August doldrums, the media received a rare gift: supermodel Naomi Campbell would testify in the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. After three years in relative obscurity, the trial was suddenly all over the news. This neglect would be much easier to forgive if an irresistible hook like Naomi Campbell was used to lure readers into considering the complexities of the trial. Instead, most of the reporting is content to skim across its surface. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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