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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