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May 26th, 2013
01:04 PM ET

Tackling Tornado Tragedy

Columnist Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman gives Howard Kurtz a local perspective on covering the Oklahoma tornado and its devastating aftermath.


Filed under: Blog • Reliable Sources • Weather
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  1. Private personal training

    I'm glad to see that media and social media is helping to get the message out. We need a better warning system

    January 27, 2014 at 10:16 pm | Reply
  2. Reliable Sources

    You're right - it was a mistake. Thank you for pointing it out. We will update and re-post.

    May 26, 2013 at 2:28 pm | Reply
  3. Chris

    I agree with Kedar. You showed a clip from the Edmond, Oklahoma tornado that struck May 19th (the day before Moore) and another from a storm in a completely different state. I realize the story was about media coverage of disasters in general –with Moore being the most recent example– but how difficult would it have been to find two Moore sound bites in what must be hundreds of hours of archived material. Misleading, perhaps. Lazy, definitely!

    May 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Reply
  4. Kedar

    Why use a video clip of a Kansas tornado in your story about the recent Oklahoma tornado? Didn't any producer know Wichita and the TV station KSN are in Kansas, much less McConnell AFB

    May 26, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Reply

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