I arrived in Biloxi, MI and was, once again, blown away by the absolute destruction and once again, like Sri Lanka, shocked at the lack of urgency and deficiency of media attention and overall lack of coverage. After a month of remaining patient and optimistic, the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita grow desperate as the rest of us watch news reports of bureaucracy, greed, irresponsible reporting and these prolonged discussions over common sense problems that are not being resolved because of obvious RED TAPE. The media needs to shift their coverage to the priorities and needs of the people and not let this growing tragedy fade from the headlines, which is “their customary practice”. Read more