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<ul><li> 1. HURRICANE KATRINA COVERAGE<br />Sarah, Sam, Brittney, Sahrish, and Ahrang<br /></li> <li> 2. Criteria for Good Journalism<br />Honest and accurate <br />Adversarial (when necessary)<br />Asks the right questions<br />Contextualizes the issue<br />Respectful <br />Unbiased<br /></li> <li> 3. Criteria for Bad Journalism <br />Natural disaster angle<br />Speculative<br />Incomplete<br />Overly sensational <br />Image over content <br />Unreliable sources<br /> Superdome <br /></li> <li> 4. New York Times: July 4th 2003New Orleanss Hurricane Problem<br />What is less well known is that New Orleans is an environmental disaster waiting to happen <br /> it may be only a matter of time before the Big One hits. The time to prepare New Orleans for that frightening prospect is now.<br />Offers potential remedies<br /></li> <li> 5. CBS News Report- Hurricane Ivan <br />Concernthatthe city is below sea-level and prone to hurricanes<br />Its better to be safe than sorry- if you want to take a chance, buy a lottery ticket. But dont take a chance with this hurricane- Aaron Broussard <br />Footage of evacuation routes<br />Discussion about safety measures<br /></li> <li> 6. Hurricanes dont scare most here, survey says<br /> Up to 60% would stay homefor Category 3 storm<br /> No hurricane in past 30 years<br /></li> <li> 7. Gulf Coast Under Hurricane Warning<br /> September 14, 2004, Wolf Blitzer<br /> Emphasis on images<br /> Factual, with some speculation<br /></li> <li> 8. Biased Katrina Coverage: Photojournalism<br /></li> <li> 9. Geraldo Rivera- Sept 3, 2005<br />Yesterday the sun set on a scene of terror, chaos, confusion, anarchy, violence, rapes, murders, dead babies, dead people-- I mean, it was -- I could not emphasize how horrible it was 24 hours ago, 24 hours later<br /></li> <li> 10. Chris Lawrence on Anderson Cooper 360- Sept. 1, 2005<br />And off in the distance, over the Mississippi River, I can see just a thick cloud of black smoke rising up over the bridge. One of the police officers tells me that that is Oakwood Mall pretty much burning to the ground right now.<br /></li> <li> 11. Asking the right questions: Soledad OBrien Interviews FEMA<br /><br /></li> <li> 12. Katrina has exposed ugly truths about America<br /><ul><li>September 4th, 2005 (London) </li> <li> 13. The President cannot resist the overwhelming weight of responsibility for the gravity of this disaster any more than the levees of New Orleans could resist the weight of water. </li> <li> 14. the storm has exposed the shortcomings of a weak president and his misguided policies</li></ul></li></ul>