As a family struggled to get help during Hurricane Harvey, gaps in the rescue system began to show.
Houston’s emergency response systems, crippled by Hurricane Harvey, failed to reach people who needed help the most.
What I got wrong in Haiti in 2010, and why it matters.
This summer we are revisiting some of our favorite Breaking News Consumer Handbooks. Episode 4 in this mini-series is Tectonic Edition.
After an earthquake struck Nepal in April of 2015, the post-disaster media coverage followed a trajectory we'd seen repeated after other earth-shaking events. We put together a template to help a discerning news consumer look for the real story. It's our Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Tectonic Edition. Brooke spoke to Jonathan M. Katz, who wrote "How Not to Report on an Earthquake" for the New York Times Magazine.