Getting news out from Hurricane is a massive effort. Here are a few stories about those struggles:
- UPDATE – How Houston Chronicle is covering home-town flooding / Why Local News Matters
— Kathryn Varn (@kathrynvarn) August 31, 2017
- Houston-area media disrupted by Hurricane Harvey
Along with all of the other businesses in the area, the media (from mobile phone service to TV stations) are struggling to deal with the fallout from the storm.
— Mizanur Rahman (@Mizanur_TX) August 31, 2017
- I-10 across Texas is normally part of the quickest land route from coast-to-coast across the US. Yesterday it looked like an ocean.
I-10 West of Beaumont right now pic.twitter.com/vHPSRpRr9K
— Christopher Boehme (@cboehme69) August 29, 2017
- News can arrive through mobile phone video transmitted over network television.
Phones can go where TV cameras can’t.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) August 28, 2017
— Poynter (@Poynter) August 29, 2017
- Reporters don’t check their humanity at the door when they are covering stories. They can’t help becoming part of the story
— Joshua Chavers (@JoshuaChavers) August 30, 2017
— ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) August 30, 2017
ABC13 reporter helps woman in labor during flood // You don’t lose your humanity as a reporter https://t.co/euqxVkbv2I
— Ralph Hanson (@ralphehanson) August 29, 2017
- And finally – the rest of the world is dealing with massive storms that have been far more deadly than Harvey
Monsoon rains over the last several weeks have killed over 1,000 people across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. https://t.co/rfhzUxdR46
— Vox (@voxdotcom) August 31, 2017