On the latest episode of The Kicker, Meg talks to the Dart Center’s Bruce Shapiro about the media’s coverage of Hurricane Harvey. Then we discuss harmful narratives in disaster reporting, the question of when journalists should or shouldn’t intervene, and the latest hiccup on the New York Times editorial page.
- While her TV station flooded, a reporter stayed on air — and helped deputies rescue a driver, by Amy Wang, The Washington Post
- In Harvey reporting, two ethics questions raised, by Pete Vernon, CJR
- A reporter never wanted to become the story. But a life was in danger. by Meg Dalton, CJR
- The NY Times’s newest op-ed Hire, Bari Weiss, embodies its worst failings — and its lack of viewpoint diversity, by Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
- Trolling is not opinion, by Leah Finnegan, The Outline
- Covering hurricanes: Before, during, and after the storm, The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma