Wise words from RPC Posted on July 13, 2007 by admin If you’re one of my journalism pals, go check out today’s post from Roy Peter Clark at Poynter. I just had to share.
Funny, I was just thinking about the truth. I just read an article about Japan shutting down reactors at a nuclear plant after today’s earthquake. Here’s the link to the article:
Check this out from the article:
“TEPCO, [which owns the nuclear plant and is] Asia’s biggest utility, [reported] that 1.5 liters of water containing radioactive materials had leaked from a unit closed for maintenance at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant.
“The contaminated water was released into the ocean and had had no effect on the environment, TEPCO said in a statement. The company had previously said there had been no radiation leaks at the plant, where reactors automatically shut down for checks.”
I think the narrative, at this point, can be about the world – a good character being usurped by big-business interests, breaking out on its surface like pimples on the face of a teenager – a zitty teen.
Our personal story is journalism, but it’s a situation within an growing environment of greed and self-interest.
However….just like flowers sprouting from dung, there are many of RPC’s stories of triumph. Maybe that could be our focus for thedeepsea?! I like that…. 🙂