Jahssye Shockley's been missing for nearly nine days.
Jahssye Shockley's been missing for nearly nine days.

Is Jahessye Shockely's Disappearance Worthy of National Media Attention? Her Family Seems to Think So

Jahessey Shockley's been missing for nearly nine days, and there hasn't been a peep about her disappearance in the national media -- and her family wants to know why.

We've been a little curious ourselves, considering that cable news channels have been dwelling on the disappearance of Lisa Irwin, a 10-month-old Kansas City girl who disappeared from her home on October 4.

"I want the national media to pick it up. I won't stop until they do. I don't know why it's not national now," Shirley Johnson, Jahessye grandmother, tells a local TV news station.  "They have that ability to send out to other states.  They have that ability to make sure someone from across the nation [knows] what is going on."

If you ask us, she's got a point. In fact, we nearly penned a post yesterday under the headline "Attention, America: Lisa Irwin Isn't the Only Missing Child Right Now."

We want to know what you think, though: is Shockley's disappearance worthy of national media coverage?

Cast your vote below.

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