Denseman on the Rattis

Formerly known as the Widmann Blog


Why are they talking about Gustav?

2005-8-25 Hurricane Katrina
Originally uploaded by tiswango

Hurricane Katrina was an important news story in many ways, not least because it came as a partial surprise.

This time the media seem to have decided not to be surprised again, and they seem all to have placed tons of reporters in Louisiana.

However, Gustav is now only a Category-1 hurricane, and while I would expect that to be reported if it happened in Scotland, I really don’t expect to hear about such minor event if they happen abroad.

However, all the news channels seem to be reporting non-stop from the area, standing upright with hats on their heads, with birds flying in the background, talking about the horrible storm they’re experiencing…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *