TITLE

The Long Road to a Wide Bend

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Gordon
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2007, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how the journalists covered the story of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. Some journalists find writing about Katrina and its aftermath as the most fulfilling work they have done, while find it tiresome. The journalists have spent a lot of time talking to people wounded by the storm and struggling to recover, and others have felt like social workers. They have also worked as counselors to callers who return to them whenever they publish a public issue, which have taken them out of the journalist's traditional spectator role.
ACCESSION #
27187788

 

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