Survival First, Then Needed Newsroom Adjustments

Tiner, Stan
September 2007
Nieman Reports;Fall2007, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p39
This article focuses on the survival of the building housing the "Sun Herald" newspaper in Gulf Port, Mississippi of the Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The officials of the newspapers instructed their staff to be safe and get out of harm's way first and that they should prepare themselves for the change the hurricane will make on their personal and professional lives. The newspapers suffered no casualty among its staff. It highlights the importance of designing a building that can withstand natural disasters.


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