It's ice that you feel "it is appropriate for each women’s stories to be taken seriously and investigated." Too bad, instead of behaving like a journalist and actually investigating yourself, you have asserted without any evidence that "the vast majority...were aware it was birth control and received it willingly" and that "those who did not want to receive the shots...were smart enough to stop receiving them." You have thus predetermined that women's claims are sensational. In so doing, you have evinced yourself to be not a journalist, but a hasbaraist.
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from the article: Ethiopian women and birth control: when a scoop becomes a smear