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Longread on the future of local news focused on the recent changes/gutting of the Times-Picayune.
(via The battle of New Orleans : Columbia Journalism Review)

Longread on the future of local news focused on the recent changes/gutting of the Times-Picayune.

(via The battle of New Orleans : Columbia Journalism Review)

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Live trucks setting up on Dauphin Island for the Triumph. #tinyplanet#panoramic#beach#gulf#news#cruisetastrophe (at Dauphin Island)

Live trucks setting up on Dauphin Island for the Triumph. #tinyplanet#panoramic#beach#gulf#news#cruisetastrophe (at Dauphin Island)

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Live Truck City. #tinyplanet#wwltv#carnivaltriumph#news  (at Port Of Mobile)

Live Truck City. #tinyplanet#wwltv#carnivaltriumph#news (at Port Of Mobile)

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Good morning from the live truck! #tinyplanet#igers#igerslouisiana#igersneworleans#wwltv#news#carnivaltriumph (at Port Of Mobile)

Good morning from the live truck! #tinyplanet#igers#igerslouisiana#igersneworleans#wwltv#news#carnivaltriumph (at Port Of Mobile)

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Roger the "Glyndon Gobbler" Turkey Dies

This may be the best news feature since the Mobile Leprechaun.

Sweeps is an amazing time of year.

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Just put the bow on our 24-hour Isaac coverage. We’re back to regular, slightly longer newscasts and I’m pretty sure you’ll be able to watch Inside Edition tonight.

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Isaac Day Three

My balcony is almost dry at the WWLTV resort. Ready to crank out another day of coverage.

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1:30am

Finally lost power at Channel 4. Our massive gennie kicked right in.

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Hunkered Down

Hunkered Down

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Isaac Update

I’ve been yelling in anchor’s ears since 10:30 this morning, and now my work today is done. I’m still pretty wound up, as you can imagine.

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A Control Hipstych

A Control Hipstych

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We call it A Control.

We call it A Control.

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Inside Isaac Update

With tensions in the control room running higher and frazzledier, I have been tasked with something I believe I am uniquely suited for: staying calm to bring the stress levels down.

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@wwltv #tinyplanet where I spent 5+ hours this afternoon for our nonstop #Isaac coverage. #nola#neworleans#news#igersneworleans#controlroom (Taken with Instagram at WWL-TV)

@wwltv #tinyplanet where I spent 5+ hours this afternoon for our nonstop #Isaac coverage. #nola#neworleans#news#igersneworleans#controlroom (Taken with Instagram at WWL-TV)

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Lots of indignant calls and emails to the newsroom this morning from people in New Orleans and Metairie who think they deserve sandbags. I guess they don’t want to be left out of the sandbaggery after watching our news ticker with info on all the other parishes offering sandbags.