Resources for Covering Haiti Earthquake Devastation

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CNN reported Wednesday morning that the Haiti earthquake has killed hundreds of thousands of people, destroying most of Port-au-Prince, the capital city.

I know that you're likely struggling to find voices from Haiti who can supply you with firsthand accounts of what is going on. Here are some of the sites I have found to be helpful and up-to-date.

News coverage

  • The Associated Press is posting news updates on its Facebook page and its @AP Twitter account. A post on the Facebook page says, "We're focusing on the earthquake for now, but we later plan to expand our Facebook and Twitter accounts to include other news stories and events."

Check back for more as this story develops.

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    Al Tompkins

    Al Tompkins is The Poynter Institute’s senior faculty for broadcasting and online. He has taught thousands of journalists, journalism students and educators in newsrooms around the world.


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