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Parachute Journalism: How Mainstream Media Covers Haiti

Location: Room 3545

As the Haiti crisis devolves the mainstream media is struggling once again to explain the story to the rest of the world. Why are journalists unable to clearly articulate the Haiti story? This vacuum provides an opportunity for Haitian American leaders to fill the space and influence how the country is covered. What can we do and how do we help mainstream journalists tell a better or more accurate story about Haiti?