. . . Thursday September 1, 2005

Race, Class and Water

Slate’s Jack Shafer:

I can’t say I saw everything that the TV newscasters pumped out about Katrina, but I viewed enough repeated segments to say with 90 percent confidence that broadcasters covering the New Orleans end of the disaster demurred from mentioning two topics that must have occurred to every sentient viewer: race and class.

Concentration is important!