We all cried when we saw this photo. Then we forgot.

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The front pages of some of Britain's daily newspapers showing an image of the body of Syrian three-year-old boy Aylan Kurdi.

The European Journalism Observatory tracked the European coverage of the migrant crisis in the month of September. It looked at the reporting around three key moments: the photo of the dead Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi, on a beach in Turkey; Germany’s introduction of border controls; and the EU summit on the migrant crisis. Brooke talked to Caroline Lees, one of the report’s authors, who found that the much-discussed, soon-forgotten Aylan Kurdi photo signaled merely a blip of public and media empathy. 

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