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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Days After the Event Weeks and Months After the Event Years After the Event Day of the Event Journalists write (and editors review) more detailed news articles, including eyewitness accounts. Misinformation is corrected.Experts and officials may be interviewed. These are secondary sources. Journalists write longer articles, including commentary & interviews with experts and officials who draw conclusions about events. Related stories develop.These are secondary sources.Academic journal articles includehighly detailed analysis, research, & expert commentary in a variety ofdisciplines. Scholars write books on the subject in a wide variety of academic disciplines. Primary source materials, analysis and academic research are included. Sources are cited, bibliographies included. Primary Source:Eyewitness accountsLimited information: who, what, where, whenSources: citizen journalists, social media Hurricane KatrinaAugust 29, 2005 Know Your Sources:The Information Cycle of a News Event "Jefferson Parish's Chief Administrative Assistant Tim Whitmer said, 'we have no electricity, no sewerage and no potable water.' He hadnot heard of any deaths related to the storm." In "Powerless Still" an article for the Times-Picayune, Keith Darce writes 1000+ words about power & communicationsoutages, including interviews with the CEO of Entergy, the power company. He provides statistics & specific details about affected areas. He describes work being done to restore power & communications In the weeks & months following the storm,articles on a variety of topics related to the storm appeared in The New Yorker magazine, nearly every week. "High Water" (Oct. 3, 2005) compares Bush's response to Katrina to LB Johnson's response to an earlier disaster. Examples: A graphic narrative, a collection of journalists' accounts of the disaster's impact on people's lives,first-hand accounts of survivors & rescuers, and a meteorologist's analysis of the storm,
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