Reporting on the Gaps

March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p4
The article relates the journalists' account of their reporting experiences during and after every disaster, such as when Hurricane Wilma hit Florida, and the effect of these disasters on the poor. Jane Daugherty speaks about how journalists seem to rediscover in natural disasters the vulnerabilities of those who are poor and powerless. In her role as executive producer of a television series about poverty, Emily Hanford relied on a wide array of voices to examine questions about poverty and disaster.


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