In coverage during and after climate and environmental disasters, stories tend to feature villains, protagonists, apocalyptic narratives and chaos. Catastrophe becomes the lens through which we see the community. But there is another way
“The old narrative doesn’t work anymore — it never did. It’s time to take it out by its roots, and start anew.”
Movement journalism. It didn’t yet have the name, but still, it was there in practice when Ida B. Wells’ name was first placed on the masthead on the Memphis Free Speech in 1892.