As a 22-year-old, I can’t think back to where I was when Japan attacked
Pearl Harbor or when Kennedy was assassinated. What I do remember is
exactly where I was and what I was doing the morning of Sept. 11, … Read more
Links to coverage of the five-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, with special attention to journalistic forms that reflect interesting new approaches and/or work especially well.
Poynter Online asked faculty and staff to file a paragraph or two about anniversary coverage that’s interesting for one reason or another. You’ll find several examples below. We invite you to add yours here.
– Bill Mitchell, Poynter … Read more
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I was captivated by the story in Sunday’s St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times (the newspaper is owned by Poynter) that focused on the lives of three children, age 12 and 13, and how their world has changed in the five years … Read more
Five years ago, I was in a computer lab at a local college, getting acquainted with seven Saudi journalists at the start of a two-day writing workshop.
We’d begun by trading professional and personal histories, sharing details about newsroom jobs … Read more
Here’s a round-up of some of the more interactive approaches to the anniversary coverage:
MSNBC’s “9/11: Five Years Later” displays an interactive section of audio personal narratives and a
feature on the controversial ABC docudrama.
The St. Petersburg Times, which is owned by Poynter, kicked off its 9/11 anniversary coverage in this morning’s paper. A three-column centerpiece (see PDF version here) dominates the page and focuses on the family of flight attendant … Read more