Sarasota 24hour news outlet, SNN broadcast a story last week about the Zika virus. The story detailed how communication between counties, the state and local media was not always on the same page. In the (video below) SNN multimedia journalist Jason Raven included an interview with competition for feedback about the communications issues. Raven interviewed WWSB medical reporter Alix Redmonde for the “media’s” take on the story.
While this is not unheard of, we here at Florida News Center find this odd and a tad unconventional. Why would one highlight the competition for story, instead of just using another reporter from SNN for the story? Kudos on a good story, but why another outlet? Read the rest of this entry →