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Aug 28 2015

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New Orleans, August 30, 2005 (photo: Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA)

New Orleans, August 30, 2005 (photo: Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA)

Aug 28 2015

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Jordan Flaherty (image: Al Jazeera)

Jordan Flaherty (image: Al Jazeera)

Aug 28 2015

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A.C. Thompson

Aug 28 2015

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Colette Pinchon Battle

Aug 28 2015

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Rosa Brooks

Rosa Brooks

Aug 28 2015

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Aug 28 2015

Covering Katrina

One of the most noted trends in the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina has been the aggressive and critical tone some journalists have adopted towards the White House and Bush administration officials. A headline at the online magazine Slate read, “The Rebellion of the Talking Heads” (9/2/05). “Katrina Rekindles Adversarial Media” is how USA Today put it (9/6/05)–implying, of course, that an “adversarial” press really existed in the first place. Of course, this new attitude was not universal. After George W. Bush told ABC‘s Diane Sawyer, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees” (9/1/05), many outlets questioned […]

Aug 28 2015

Covering Katrina

One of the most noted trends in the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina has been the aggressive and critical tone some journalists have adopted towards the White House and Bush administration officials. “How could the president be so wrong, so misinformed?” Tim Russert asked on Meet the Press (9/4/05). Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation (9/04/05) declared that “government at every level failed the people it was created to serve,” calling the emergency plan “survival of the richest.” Even Shepherd Smith at Fox News (9/2/05) resisted Sean Hannity’s attempts to put the chaotic federal response in “perspective,” insisting, “This is […]