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Covering Hurricane Katrina

May 17, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: news.

The news coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath raised a number of important questions for the news media: how do you discuss race and poverty; should (and when) should journalists become advocates; why are pictures of looting and devastation so easy and pictures of kindness, courage and generosity so hard?

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