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    • Katrina COVERAGE
      PRESENTATION
      BY Megan, elizabeth,
      cindy, jimmy, & glenn
    • Relevant Prior Reporting
      • Accurate/Updated information
      • Weather Forecasts
      • Explains vulnerability of New Orleans
      • Credibility
    • Relevant Prior Reporting
      Example
      • Atlanta Journal “Katrina Storms Ashore” 8/28/ 2005 (One day before Katrina hit).
      • 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?
    • Effective During
      • Proactive (What citizens can and should be doing)
      • Credible Sources
      • Factual instead of dramatized
      • Constantly Updated
    • Ineffective During
      • Jumps to Conclusions
      • Undermines the state of emergency
      • Lack of Context
      • Lack of credibility
    • Ineffective During
      Example
      • Clearly jumping to conclusions
    • Effective After
      • Proactive (how to learn
      from this)
      • Check on how situation
      was handled by the
      government
      • Constructive criticism
    • Effective After
      Examples
      Hurricane Katrina CNN Larry King Live
      • “How you can help”
      Specific numbers to call: Red Cross, Salvation Army, National Next of Kin Registry
      • Details of what people are forgetting to help with. Ex) hearing aid batteries
      • Emotional triggering with pictures and video clips of the people and the damage
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVT74piVBGw
    • Ineffective After
      • Furthers the idea of us vs.
      them (Americans outside
      New Orleans vs. New
      Orleans residents)
      • Undermines the state of
      emergency
    • Ineffective After
      Examples
      • Undermines
      the state of
      emergency
      • Breaking News:
      Lost Pets!?
    • Ineffective After
      Examples
      • Furthers the idea of us vs. them (Americans outside New Orleans vs. New Orleans residents)
      • Dallas Morning News reports, “most Katrina evacuees will learn to move past their tragedy.”