Katrina COVERAGE <br />PRESENTATION <br />BY Megan, elizabeth, <br />cindy, jimmy, & glenn<br />
Relevant Prior Reporting<br /><ul><li>Accurate/Updated information
 Weather Forecasts
 Explains  vulnerability of New Orleans
 Credibility </li></li></ul><li>Relevant Prior Reporting<br />Example<br /><ul><li> Atlanta Journal “Katrina Storms Ashore...
 Article touches on key questions that people would want to know.
 Are people leaving?
 Can they leave?
 Are people stranded?
 Why is there such a sense of fear?
 Are experts confirming this?</li></li></ul><li>Effective During<br /><ul><li>Proactive (What citizens can and should be d...
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  1. 1. Katrina COVERAGE <br />PRESENTATION <br />BY Megan, elizabeth, <br />cindy, jimmy, & glenn<br />
  2. 2. Relevant Prior Reporting<br /><ul><li>Accurate/Updated information
  3. 3. Weather Forecasts
  4. 4. Explains vulnerability of New Orleans
  5. 5. Credibility </li></li></ul><li>Relevant Prior Reporting<br />Example<br /><ul><li> Atlanta Journal “Katrina Storms Ashore” 8/28/ 2005 (One day before Katrina hit).
  6. 6. Article touches on key questions that people would want to know.
  7. 7. Are people leaving?
  8. 8. Can they leave?
  9. 9. Are people stranded?
  10. 10. Why is there such a sense of fear?
  11. 11. Are experts confirming this?</li></li></ul><li>Effective During<br /><ul><li>Proactive (What citizens can and should be doing)
  12. 12. Credible Sources
  13. 13. Factual instead of dramatized
  14. 14. Constantly Updated</li></li></ul><li>Ineffective During<br /><ul><li> Jumps to Conclusions
  15. 15. Undermines the state of emergency
  16. 16. Lack of Context
  17. 17. Lack of credibility</li></li></ul><li>Ineffective During<br />Example<br /><ul><li> Clearly jumping to conclusions</li></li></ul><li>Effective After<br /><ul><li> Proactive (how to learn </li></ul> from this)<br /><ul><li> Check on how situation </li></ul> was handled by the <br /> government<br /><ul><li> Constructive criticism</li></li></ul><li>Effective After<br />Examples<br />Hurricane Katrina CNN Larry King Live<br /><ul><li>“How you can help” </li></ul>Specific numbers to call: Red Cross, Salvation Army, National Next of Kin Registry<br /><ul><li>Details of what people are forgetting to help with. Ex) hearing aid batteries
  18. 18. Emotional triggering with pictures and video clips of the people and the damage</li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVT74piVBGw<br />
  19. 19. Ineffective After<br /><ul><li> Furthers the idea of us vs. </li></ul>them (Americans outside <br />New Orleans vs. New <br />Orleans residents)<br /><ul><li>Undermines the state of</li></ul>emergency<br />
  20. 20. Ineffective After<br />Examples<br /><ul><li> Undermines </li></ul> the state of <br /> emergency<br /><ul><li>Breaking News:</li></ul> Lost Pets!?<br />
  21. 21. Ineffective After<br />Examples<br /><ul><li>Furthers the idea of us vs. them (Americans outside New Orleans vs. New Orleans residents)
  22. 22. Dallas Morning News reports, “most Katrina evacuees will learn to move past their tragedy.”</li>
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