INFOGRAPHIC: Media Coverage of Major Hurricanes

Posted on Tue, Sep 06, 2011 @ 11:00 AM

Fortunately, Hurricane Irene was not as disastrous as early projections warned. But was the coverage of the hurricane overblown? Most would say, "better safe than sorry". From Jonathan Schwabish and the New York Times FiveThirtyEight blog, here's an infographic that compares the media coverage of several major storms over the last 30+ years.

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Tags: Emergency Preparedness, Media and Public Relations, Hurricane Preparedness, Disaster Response