NPR in Sichuan Province

I don’t have a lot of kind things to say to most journalists these days. The fourth estate has failed us badly over the past eight years of patriot acts, wire-taps and torture policies. But as always there’s an exception. Melissa Block and Robert Siegel were in China’s Sichuan Province covering other stories when the earthquake hit. The reports they’ve been filing are both incredibly compassionate and professional, painting a picture with their words and ambient audio that the talking heads on CNN could never come close too. 

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