There is chilling video, stunning sad images and unsettling updates of what happened, and continues to happen as a result of the 8.9 earthquake and following tsunamis. In the wake of the quake there are Tsunami warnings from Hawaii, to Oregon to my home town of San Francisco.
Where are the best places to get these updates and news on the disaster and tsunami watch?
A broadcasting duo are keeping a keen eye on the Tsunami warnings. They continue to update the devastion of aftermath in Japan. They are also asking for viewers to email ion their photos, looking for grassroots reporting. And the Fox Business channel is talking about the effect the diaster has on the financial forecasts of near and far.
The “place for politics” is taking the day off and is totally focused on the news from Japan, the places where Tsunami warning exist and updates from Washington D.C. and the presidents actions this mornng. They are working in conjunction with NBC News with interviews, experts and updates.
They are covering the breaking news under the title “New Room/Big Stories.” They have been showing some chilling home video of the earthquake as well as talking to many in the region. They also, of course, are covering the Tsunami watchs on the west coast. And they like their technology, using their fancy large format screens to highlight the Tsunami Watch maps.
As for the morning magazine type shows, they have diverted from their fluff pieces to cover the earthquake and the tsunami watch.
Good Morning America – They have extended their morning coverage and continue to update.
Today Show – They are covering the “Breaking News” in conjunctio with NBC News. Anne Curry and Meredith Vierra are at the anchor desk conducting interviews and giving updates.