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    On Florida front pages today: 'Now we recover'

    Hurricane Irma tore through the state of Florida Sunday and Monday, and on Tuesday, front pages around the state showed what it left behind.

    The headlines told, in simple terms, what many in the communities impacted are thinking and feeling:

    "Devastation."

    "Now we recover."

    "Time to clean up."

    "Sigh of Relief." 

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    Battered Florida on front pages today

    Floridians emerged after a long, loud night to see what Hurricane Irma left behind. The storm, which weakened considerably compared to the worst-case scenarios, made front pages around the state.

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    In covering Irma, stick to the facts, avoid the sensational (and the just plain wrong)

    So many times over the years we have called reporters to ask how things are going in midst of some calamity or another.  I write this update sitting in St. Petersburg, Fla., which is forecast to be in Hurricane Irma's path.

    Let me offer some thoughts based on my hurricane experience and as one who now depends on the work of journalists working through this storm.

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    Washington Post's aggressive video journalism is paying off in hurricane coverage

    Video and radar ruled media coverage of Hurricane Irma on Sunday, with the Washington Post providing a tidy case study in how aggressive expansion of video resources holds consumers in good stead at such a moment.

    Be it live video from a Miami high-rise, Facebook Live coverage from Sanibel Island or images to show how storms are literally yanking water away from shorelines in the Bahamas and leaving them dry, many thousands of well-reported written words were amply complemented by evocative moving and still images.

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    Why the Sunday shows still matter

    By the time even news junkies get to Sunday morning, there can be a plaintive need for a mental health break. There may be physiological limits on how many times they can watch Sen. Lindsey Graham, among others in our public life, in a given week.

    But the three stalwarts of broadcast television — ABC's "This Week," CBS' "Face the Nation" and NBC's "Meet the Press" — endure amid the obvious media fragmentation and may have cause for a certain self-congratulation amid via a vaguely surprising Harvard study.

  • In-person teaching

    Covering Health Care Policy Changes

    Among the topics we will discuss:

    Buying Insurance on the Individual Market – Before, During – and possibly After – the Affordable Care Act. As we reflect on how dysfunctional and discriminatory the market was pre-ACA and how the market was reformed under ACA, noting where it performed well and where it did not, how would it change and why. Brian Webb, manager, Health Policy and Legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Peter Lee, director, Covered California

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