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In most emergencies, police, fire and medical workers are first responders. New research suggests that was not the case in the days following Hurricane Maria. The category four cyclone devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 and left more than three million people in the dark. With power lines down across the island and most major means of communication destroyed, information on safety and storm updates became a precious commodity.Read more
Eric Freedman is Professor of Journalism and former Associate Dean of International Studies and Programs. During his 20-year newspaper career, he covered public affairs, environmental issues and legal affairs for newspapers in New York and Michigan, winning a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of a legislative corruption scandal.
Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D., is a tenured professor in MSU’s School of Journalism and the Faculty Excellence Advocate for the College of Communication Arts & Sciences. Her anthology includes journal articles, documentary films, radio documentaries, book chapters and a comic book - many works recognized by international communication associations such as the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Broadcast Education Association.