Friday, February 6, 2009

Ice Doesn't Slow News

As the deadline of The Crittenden Press coincided with a massive ice storm in Western Kentucky in the last week of January, Editor and Publisher Chris Evans knew the edition would be overtaken by events.

Recalling an ice storm the previous winter, a one-column headline on the front page announced "Deja vu." But as all of Crittenden County, including Marion radio station WMJL, lost power, last winter's experience helped the newspaper become the sole source of local information at a critical time.

For more, click here:
http://www.uky.edu/CommInfoStudies/IRJCI/CritPressIce.htm

1 comment:

Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG said...

Great article and recognition for a job well done. Thanks for all you did, Matthew.