Resources for Featured Articles, Disaster
The tsunami that wreaked utmost tragedy on parts of southern Asia has become one of the most overwhelming stories in the history of journalism. The scale of death and destruction has shocked even those who had covered man-made and natural disasters before Dec. 26.
This seven-part series about two young men severely burned in the dormitory fire at Seton Hall University chronicles the reality of recovery for the victims, their families, and those who care for them. Originally published in The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), in September, 2000.
For its unsentimental focus on Emmett Jackson's recovery from the arson death of his wife and child and his own extensive injuries. Originally published in the Austin American-Statesman in two parts on Sept. 4, 1994, and Sept. 5, 1994.