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Eleven Years Out, Muted 9/11 Coverage Sparks Debate


A boy runs among flags flying at Pepperdine University in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Malibu, California, September 10, 2012.

A boy runs among flags flying at Pepperdine University in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Malibu, California, September 10, 2012.

Ever since al-Qaida terrorists hijacked four airplanes on September 11, 2001, carrying out suicide missions that killed nearly 3,000 people, the United States has paid tribute to the victims with expansive media coverage. But this year was different. We look at the evolving treatment of the events on their 11th anniversary in the Storify below.

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