That's 22 journalists for every trapped miner. Rounding down.
If they'd given them all shovels when the mine collapsed, the miners would probably have been freed already.
...there are so many journalists on the story that the trapped men's relatives largely stay away except for on weekends. The few families that have zealously maintained a vigil at the mine since the Aug. 5 collapse are swarmed by the swelling media here.