Editors blown away by Gulf Coast destruction

The Associated Press Managing Editors has been meeting in New Orleans for its yearly conference. Part of the agenda was bus tours through the devastated areas of New Orleans and Mississippi.Editor and Publisher rode along with one tour. Here is reaction from some editors as they saw the devastation…

“I’m not sure people as far away as we are have grasped how little has changed, that this much devastation is still here,” said Judith Ettenhofer, managing editor of The Capital Times in Madison, Wis…”It leaves you speechless. We all saw the photos, but to see how you go on with your life I can’t imagine.”