BBC Article Looks Back At WWL/New Orleans' Reporting Of Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Ago
August 25, 2015 at 4:15 PM (PT)
As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane KATRINA's siege of NEW ORLEANS (AUGUST 29th) approaches, the BBC has posted a long piece on the importance of ENTERCOM News-Talk WWL-A-F/NEW ORLEANS' coverage of the storm and its aftermath.
The article by RAJINI VAIDYANATHAN includes a narrative of WWL's coverage before, during, and after the storm hit, with reminiscing by PD DIANE NEWMAN, host GARLAND ROBINETTE, and newsman DAVE COHEN. The piece concentrates on WWL's importance as the sole source of information about KATRINA during the disaster, and the personal sacrifices the staff made to get the news on the air.
Read the article by clicking here.