September 11, 2017

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.

Behind the scenes, some newsrooms here had to decide whether to stay or evacuate.

The Miami Herald brought family members into the newsroom.

And about two-thirds of Poynter staff evacuated. (So far, our building looks OK, and everyone is safe.)

On the day after Irma hit, here's a collection of fronts via Newseum.


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Kristen Hare teaches local journalists the critical skills they need to serve and cover their communities as Poynter's local news faculty member. Before joining faculty…
Kristen Hare

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