Memphis looks for volunteers as Mississippi River keeps rising
"Residents of the Mississippi River floodplain are sandbagging or evacuating as the flood crest pushes south. It will pass Memphis on Tuesday and hit southern Louisiana on May 23." -- Christian Science Monitor, http://goo.gl/68QYV
Class discussion: You can expect blanket coverage from all media this week on this slow-moving disaster. What will you pay the most attention to? Newspapers, television, Internet web sites? How much of the news you consume comes from social networks like Twitter and Facebook?
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