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The view from over there: the global perspective on the Arizona shooting




Tower Bridge in London on a typically gray English day.
Tower Bridge in London on a typically gray English day.
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While the tragedy in Arizona has dominated news in our own country, it's also making waves overseas as the foreign press responds. But coverage abroad is filtered through very different political cultures, media landscapes and laws. We talk to columnist Mary Ann Sieghart who writes for the British newspaper The Independent, about what the story looks like from over there.