A look at media coverage of alleged police brutality

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - How much of a factor was race in the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

That was one of many questions talked about in the national town hall we invited you to watch on our website Tuesday night.

You can watch that full town hall event on our website now.

Also a hot topic: how the national media covers stories of alleged police brutality.

Why are some cases covered for weeks while others are barely mentioned.

National Correspondent Kristine Frazao has more.