September 11 and Journalists' Health

From Dart Ochberg Fellow David Handschuh, chair of New York Press Photographer Association's Inter-Governmental Relations Committee:

New York State passed a law that extends till 8/14/08 the time for "Rescue and Recovery Workers" to file for Workers Comp for injuries sustained while working at the World Trade Center. This is a VERY good thing that will help many people but unfortunately excludes Journalists, reporters, photographers, producers, correspondents and others in the media who covered the attack for months afterwards ... I need your assistance in getting a handle on how many media members have health concerns over their 9/11 exposure.

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