Selection bias in us hearing about it since a foreign government unjustly prosecuting an extremely attractive American girl is going to generate more publicity than if the girl were seen to be probably guilty.

Nah, pretty girls arrested far from home get covered regardless of guilt or innocence. I've heard about the range of Australians arrested for smuggling drugs into Singapore only in the context of heavy coverage of pretty girls.

[LINK] Amanda Knox exonerated

by fortyeridania 1 min read28th Mar 201558 comments


Here are the New York Times, CNN, and NBC. Here is Wikipedia for background.

The case has made several appearances on LessWrong; examples include: