Katrina made a lot of us in the media realize that we can't undersell a hurricane. News organizations, the government, everybody now realizes you've got to take Mother Nature seriously.
"Rita Cosby" is a television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling author. She is currently a Special Correspondent for the CBS syndicated program Inside Edition, specializing in interviewing newsmakers and political figures. Cosby has received three Emmy Awards, the Jack Anderson Award for investigative excellence, the Matrix Award, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the Lech Walesa Freedom Award. October 11, 2010, was declared "Rita Cosby Day" in the State of New York for her “extraordinary journalism and exemplary service on behalf of her community.”More Rita Cosby on Wikipedia.
To see the damage that I saw when I covered Katrina will stay with me forever.
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[The human side of Katrina — tales of agony and misery that thousands of Katrina's victims still endure a month after the storm — also has gripped many reporters, who want to stay on the story indefinitely.] Katrina made a lot of us in the media realize that we can't undersell a hurricane, ... News organizations, the government, everybody now realizes you've got to take Mother Nature seriously.
It has given us more sensitivity.
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