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Pods and Blogs - BBC Radio Five Live

There was little else we could justifiably do this week but cover the aftermath of hurricane Katrina through the eyes of bloggers and podcasters. The latest archive is here and our blog is here (expect and update of links etc Weds.)

I said on the programme that I thought this disaster was a crucible for much that is wrong in our society; the way that the poor, the sick and the old were the particular victims of the failures in emergency management show us clearly what we must change and improve. In that vein LA based blogger Matt Welch has an interesting article that analyzes how rumour and prejudice compounded the crisis in Louisiana

September 7, 2005 in radio | Permalink


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