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ADaughiers of Mary nun covers her mouth in Cabanatuan City, Philip- pines, while watching rescue work- CRS victims Baltimore, MD (CRS) -As the death toll continued to rise today from the earthquake in northern Luzon, the Philippines, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) committed $63,000 for the local purchase of medical supplies, tempo- rary shelter and emergency food. Tile assistance will be channeled through CRS' local church counterparts in the affected region by the CRS Phib ippines/omce. A special fund l as been established by CRS headquarters in Baltimore for victims of the earthquake. Donations may be sent to: Catholic Relief Services, Diocese of Little Rock, PO Box 7239, Little Rock, 72217-7239. ....... ii Anthony Padovano, president of the corps ot Reserved. priests UnRed Service, speaks during a prayer service at Santa Clam University, site the U.S. bishops" special assembly. About 150 former priests, wives ers remove victims from lhe Chris- children attended the vigil to express their support for a marriedprl tian College of the Phirq)pines which hood. . , collapsed during the July 16 Philip- pine earthquake. A msidL~t of tmC- "Times," from page 1 from the abortion rights perspective. . Although the Immdcast networks quoted more frequently and characterized Shaw cited as an example the fact that .pr ,o~.hoice" frequently in 1989 and tartan school, she was among the more favorably than are abortion oppo- when the Supreme Court in its July 1989 life hardly at all, all three say now that~ more than 100 rescued, while 46"1 nents. Webster ruling upheld ~souri abortion are moving away from that term or w! are known dead at the schooL * "Events and issues favorable to abor- regulations, "ABC News termed the d.e~, already done s~, Shaw added, j tion opponents are sometimes ignored or sion 'a major setback for abortion rights. "Pro-choice sometimes slips into given minimal attention by the media, couldn't it also have been called a major nes~pal~r and tele~ion stories, th0~ qViany news organizations have given victory for abortion opponents.~' Yes." despite these polkies; "pro-life' rarely more prominent play to stories on "^bo, o -, ghts advocate, would like to up," Shaw's study found. J cn=bl and electoral and legislative victories by be known as "pro-choice,' Shaw noted. In discussing dection coverage, the~ abortion rights advocates than to stories on Abortion oppo~ts, .meanwhile, "would like noted that in races in the last year, ~. l ~)lPllllg ~OR'e / rallies and electoral and legislative victories to be known as pro-life. . , dates 1~+ king abortion rights in .r~rl_.~ i 5114Kavanaugh 663_4118I byabortion rights opponents." "Sow hynotuseboth'pro-life and pro- states defeated anti-abortion opponr~.] tkLitfle Rock R.H. SAX'rO +.,] "Television is probably more vulnerable choice? Shaw asked. "That would be a and in all cases, the media said abO+r~ to charges of bias on abordon than arebalanced use of clear, simple terms that playedamajorro2e, generally the dona~! newspapers and magazines," Shaw reported, everyone ~izes and understands, role in the race. ._~ "But throughout th~ media, print and Shaw wrote that news organizations are "Notetthelesg the 'r'mms dete~ broadcast alike, coverage of abortion tends making changes. "there ~ame seseml rar_~ in which the~ In ~ own newsroom, for example, Shaw minimized the m of candidat~1. to be presented, perhaps subconsciously - said; eight years after the Times dec~ded posed to ~n. ~ the pro-life'~tmsanunacceptablet/a'm, the "rhe earnestintentionsofmostjo.~| . managing editor has "issued a memo to the ists notwithstanding, an examinad~] FI 11 C Y O declaring that 'pro-choke'... will nomedia coverage.., suggests there is ortega longer be acceptab~." . implicit bias against abortion opponO'| Iz It n I::E wrolm that pro-life is widely per- the T'm stndy found.' _ A ceived as an emotionally loaded term that "Even in the matmr dmanlm ofsO jJ R U g - 1 0 I I ,lacks the deck by implicitly suggesting the quoted,, the media often favor the ab0X~! t z! t pnt I ' from Memphis " I example, to include comments from -. . 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