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    Default Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    I can see some residents thinking that if it's safe enough for the news crew, why do I have to leave?

    I also think some reporter/s will get killed one day.
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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Because they love it and make a living off of it. The other part of weather reporting that sometimes goes over the top is the list of adjectives they use, historic, life threatening, once in a lifetime, epic, storm of the century, etc.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    If they're standing, it's not a hurricane.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Drama...
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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    I have nothing against the idea of reporters on the spot.The thing that bothers me is that if things really get tough,it isn't helpful to have to add a news crew to the evacuation and further strain the emergency services.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Most of them are Jim Cantore wanna be's
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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Quote Originally Posted by John Meachen View Post
    I have nothing against the idea of reporters on the spot.The thing that bothers me is that if things really get tough,it isn't helpful to have to add a news crew to the evacuation and further strain the emergency services.
    I'd think so. I'm also inclined to think there's something wrong with one standing in the storm telling everyone else they NEED to leave.
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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    It's probably what the news director demands.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Far cheaper than renting a studio.
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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    They're not really there.

    Webcam + bluescreen and a wind machine.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    Quote Originally Posted by David G View Post
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    Exactly. Observe please the wind speed and pedestrians in the background. Please note, I received updates from friends and know the storm was far worse than the 29mph this guy was standing in.

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    [QUOTE=wizbang 13;5674337]If they're standing, it's not a hurricane.[/QUOT

    https://www.facebook.com/10000979027...7551735247829/

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    Default Re: Why do they have to stand in the hurricane to report on it?

    [QUOTE=wizbang 13;5674952]
    Quote Originally Posted by wizbang 13 View Post
    If they're standing, it's not a hurricane.[/QUOT

    https://www.facebook.com/10000979027...7551735247829/
    Looks to me line a lot of that video, if not the whole thing, was shot in Japan or some others Asian country and not "2 hours ago in Wilmington North Carolina"
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