U.S. media ‘spinning lies’ about female genital mutilation

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CNN Studios in Atlanta. The cable giant has reported on the nation’s first federal case of female genital mutilation on its website but been silent on air.

It was an explosive story: A U.S. emergency-room doctor in Detroit was prosecuted for intentionally mutilating the genitals of two young girls. But major TV networks simply ignored the alarming news, according to a media watchdog that slammed the outlets Tuesday.

Media Research Center said ABC, CBS and NBC all failed to report on the case of Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, 44, an emergency-room physician who was arrested April 13 on charges that she performed the grisly practice of female genital mutilation, or FGM. The practice involves removing all or part of the clitoris of girls between the ages of 6 and 8.

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was charged in Detroit Wednesday with mutilating the genitalia of young girls.

The media that did report the

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