Since a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti a week ago, the impoverished island nation has been front-page news around the world. Starting from an essentially flat-footed position—there were few foreign-born correspondents in Haiti at the time the quake hit—the press has swarmed the country to document the destruction, monitor the relief effort, and track what happens to the survivors (and, in the process, caused some observers to wonder how many reporters is too many).
As a news junkie, are you closely following this outburst of coverage, or has “disaster fatigue” set in? Have there been particular stories or lines of coverage that you found especially profound or informative? And, perhaps most important: Are there stories you’re still waiting to read, or questions you’re waiting for the press to answer? Let us know in the comments section below.The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review.