What two CNN reporters want you to know about Puerto Rico

It’s been more than eight months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. People are still using tarps for roofs. Officials are worried another storm could wipe out power on the island again. And a new estimate of the death toll suggests thousands more died than we knew. CNN correspondent Leyla Santiago and senior investigative reporter John Sutter are seeing it unfold firsthand, documenting the devastation and digging on the death toll. I asked them to give me and others on the mainland a window into what it’s really been like over there. Our Slack conversation, condensed and lightly edited for clarity, is below.


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Video of exchange between reporters, Freeman

An entertainment producer at Chicago’s WGN-TV, Tyra Martin, said she spent hours interviewing Morgan Freeman at various press junkets. Over the course of a decade, she said, she sat down with him at least nine times and grew accustomed to his comments about her appearance. But Martin made it clear in an interview with CNN that she was always “in on the joke.” WGN produced videos featuring some of Freeman’s remarks to Martin, describing it as him flirting with her.


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South Korea welcomes North's decision to let reporters visit nuclear site

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Three Reporters Are Turned Away From an EPA Event

  1. Three Reporters Are Turned Away From an EPA Event  New York Times
  2. Why did Scott Pruitt’s EPA ban reporters from an event?  Washington Post
  3. EPA reverses course, lets reporters into hearing after outcry  The Hill
  4. White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution study  Politico
  5. The Worst, Most Thuggish Trump Official Just Had a Reporter Violently Ejected From a Government Forum  Slate Magazine
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EPA reverses course, lets reporters into hearing after outcry

  1. EPA reverses course, lets reporters into hearing after outcry  The Hill
  2. EPA will move to label chemical found in drinking water ‘hazardous’  ABC News
  3. EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course  Yahoo News
  4. The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants – AP News  AP News
  5. White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution study  Politico
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Manhattan lawyer keeps big mouth shut when reporters confront him after racist restaurant rant goes viral

  1. Manhattan lawyer keeps big mouth shut when reporters confront him after racist restaurant rant goes viral  New York Daily News
  2. New York lawyer threatens to report Spanish-speaking staff to authorities  BBC News
  3. Jerk Videotaped Threatening To Call ICE On Two Women Speaking Spanish TO EACH OTHER — Obviously He’s A …  Above the Law
  4. Fundraiser by Mark Goldberg : Mariachis For Aaron Schlossberg – GoFundMe  GoFundMe
  5. SEE IT: White man threatens to call ICE on Spanish-speaking workers at Midtown Fresh Kitchen  New York Daily News
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