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—Covering the Apocalypse

Covering the Apocalypse

Let’s say Earth was invaded Independence Day-style by aliens.

With communications systems down, how would or could journalists cover it? What type of stories should they tell? Should they get the aliens side of the story?

Difficult questions, to be sure. Thankfully, On the Media is on it in this conversation between Brook Gladstone and Twitter’s manager of editorial programming Andrew Fitzgerald.

Run Time: 6:55.

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    I heard this segment on my local public radio station this morning and found it very thought-provoking.
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