Thursday, September 15, 2005

Crisis PR, Katrina and Bush: Follow-up

'It Was as if All of Us Were Already Pronounced Dead'

The headline above comes from a story in today's Washington Post. It screams off the page. Everyone is writing about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Bush administration's handling of the crisis. By now, millions of words have been written by news analysts, public relations practitioners, social scientists and, of course, bloggers.

This writer tries to just report the news, but it is difficult to ignore the Post headline or the story itself. In addition, for the second day in a row, the most emailed story on NYTimes.com has been a no-holds-barred commentary by columnist Maureen Dowd. Comments are welcome on these two reports:



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2 comments:

Rose said...

That is so deep to have a feeling like that...I don't want to ever experience that...

Deb S. said...

I agree with you, Rose. And thanks for giving me the heads up on the column.