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Fake FEMA Reporters Promoted

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Oct. 23, the day of FEMA's now infamous phony news conference, the agency's former external affairs chief, Pat Philbin, announced plans to promote ...

Housing Shortage Leaves Katrina Victims High And Dry

New York Times | Susan Saulny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More than two years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is suffering from an acute shortage of housing that has nearly doubled the cost of rental uni...

FEMA Alert: Black Friday

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The day after Thanksgiving is the holiday season's so-called "Black Friday," the day when shoppers across the country steel themselves for a flood of ...

2nd FEMA Press Official Resigns In Wake Of Fake Briefing

CNN | Jeanne Meserve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Aaron Walker, press secretary for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, submitted his resignation to FEMA administrator David Paulison Wednesday, a...

Investigation Finds FEMA Press Secretary Behind Fake Wildfire Press Conference

Washington Post | Spencer Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An internal investigation into a fake news conference staged by the Federal Emergency Management Agency during last month's California wildfires found...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Perino Terms A Deliberate Attempt To Mislead The Press "An Error In Judgement"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino had to take up the issue of FEMA's decision to stage a Potemkin press conference on the agency's re...

Post-Katrina FEMA Is More Media Savvy

Washington Post | Al Kamen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FEMA has truly learned the lessons of Katrina. Even its handling of the media has improved dramatically. For example, as the California wildfires rage...

FEMA Offers New Guidelines Governing Press Conferences That Look Suspiciously Like The Old Guidelines That Should Have Governed Press Conferences In The First Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FEMA Administrator David Paulison, appropriately chastised by the "Anglo-Saxon" remarks of David Chertoff, wants you to know that he's sorry for the p...