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And the Lee Abrahms Award for Dumb Ideas in Innovative Journalism goes to ...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by sportsed, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. sportsed

    sportsed Member

    Noam Scheiber, a senior editor with The New Republic, for his proposal to create a pool report to cover natural disasters ...

    The Disaster Pool
    How would I describe the Haiti coverage? Redundant.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Sure. Great idea. It's a cinch for half-a-dozen people to cover a disaster affecting millions.
  3. nmmetsfan

    nmmetsfan Active Member

    While we're at it let's just get the government to pay for it and we can call it state news
  4. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    I would go through the article and shoot down some of the more pointless arguments he makes, but he managed to do that himself.

    Weak effort, and a dumb idea.
  5. sportsed

    sportsed Member

    About the only innovation I encountered was discovered after reading the story. It seems that you have to subscribe to TNR in order to post a comment. Which, I suppose, explains why there is only one at the site at this moment.
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