June 21, 2021

The Editor Speaks: The worst storms makes even worse reporting

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Listening and watching the reporting of the latest Atlantic and Pacific storms I was shocked at some of the reporting. It was with almost glee in the voices of some of the reporters on US television channels as they foretold the coming doom in store for residents in the US Carolinas from Hurricane Florence and […]

Typhoon Mangkhut: 14 killed as storm batters Philippines

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From BBC Some 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines, a presidential adviser says. Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines’ main island of Luzon, and is now moving west towards China. The storm tore off roofs, felled trees, triggered 42 landslides and caused extensive flooding. Mangkhut […]