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Katrina coverage: the media's shining moment?

January 4, 2006 - The votes are in: Katrina and hurricanes were the media stars of 2005. Katrina and Rita made it onto almost every top-five list of the last year's "big news stories" -- which makes it all the more shocking and tragic how poorly key stories about the hurricanes were covered.

Why did people die in New Orleans?

December 21, 2005 - In case you missed it, one of the more astounding moments in last week's Congressional hearings about Hurricane Katrina was seeing a series of Republican lawmakers claim that Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco was personally responsible for the 1,086 known to have died in the storm.

Dear France:

By R. Neal
December 13, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal A New Orleans resident and homeowner wants to renegotiate the Louisiana Purchase...

100 days, part II

December 9, 2005 - When meeting with community leaders and grassroots activists in New Orleans, you hear several themes again and again: