The editorials of California’s McClatchy papers sound as one. USA Today Network has sent reporters in from half a dozen states to help its northern California newsrooms. The editor of the Chico newspaper has distributed lists of the nearly 1,300 people missing to other outlets to work together on finding them.
Bit by bit, in the days following the deadly Camp Fire, California newsrooms have been applying lessons learned in disasters such as Hurricane Maria.
Their takeaway: Work together.