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Reuters/Jonathan Ernst - Guinea's President Alpha Conde (L-R), Liberia's Vice President Joseph Boakai and Sierra Leone's Minister of Foreign Affairs Samura Kamara participate in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Session One on 'Investing in Africa's Future,' at the U.S. State Department in Washington August 6, 2014.

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The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: Major Trends in Media Coverage

August 19, 2014, Amadou Sy, Jessica Pugliese and Amy Copley

While the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, held August 4-6, 2014, garnered attention over the course of the week, in large part the tragic Ebola outbreak dominated media headlines. In this blog, Amadou Sy, Jessica Pugliese and Amy Copley examine the extent to which dynamic, global events such as the Ebola outbreak may have influenced or even overshadowed media coverage of the summit.

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