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Video: Bob Marshall interviews experts about coastal loss

On May 22 at Loyola University, The Lens’ Bob Marshall moderated a discussion among experts about the condition of the Louisiana coast and what can be done to restore it.

Appearing on the panel:

  • John Barry, author of Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America
  • David Muth, head of the National Wildlife Federation’s Louisiana Coastal Project
  • Anne Rolfes, founder of Louisiana Bucket Brigade
  • Kerry St. Pé, head of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
  • Aaron Viles, deputy director at the Gulf Restoration Network

The event was co-hosted by The Lens, Loyola  and WWNO-FM. Sonya Duhé, director of Loyola’s School of Mass Communication, introduces the panel at the beginning of the video.

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About Steve Myers

Steve Myers is editor of The Lens. Before joining the staff in 2012, Myers was managing editor of Poynter Online, the preeminent source of news and training about the journalism industry. At Poynter, he wrote about emerging media practices such as citizen journalism, nonprofit news sites, real-time reporting via social media, data-oriented news apps, iPhoneography, and the fact-checking movement. Six of his 10 years in newspapers were spent as a local government reporter in Mobile, Ala., where he focused on local government accountability, from jail management to hurricane preparation and response. He can be reached at (504) 298-9750.