August 31, 2005

Wall Street Journal
The paper’s “Washing Away” series began: “It’s only a matter of time before south Louisiana takes a direct hit from a major hurricane. Billions have been spent to protect us, but we grow more vulnerable every day.” Joe Hagan writes: “This week, the newspaper is living its own prophecy.” Dan Shea, a Times-Picayune editor, tells him: “We will not miss a day of publishing, if the brave people whom I’ve lived with for the last two days can help it. Most of our readers are now outside of the city and we can reach them on the Internet.”
> Times-Picayune repeatedly raised federal spending issues (E&P)

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