Curt Shilling Steps Up to the Plate to Provide Home for Evacuees

Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and wife Shonda connected with a family needing housing through Web site, openyourhome.com, which matches displaced families with people willing to house them. The Schillings registered Friday and on Saturday anonymously arranged for the Fields family, with seven children between the ages of 5 and … Continue reading

Katrina: US TV Swings From Deference to Outrage Towards Government

AFP News offers a little round up of “combative interviews and scathing commentary” against “government officials” in the wake of the Katrina disaster. As the scale of carnage became clear and the government was seen as tardy in its response, TV news anchors and reporters dropped their dispassionate reserve in … Continue reading