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'Times-Picayune' Editor Jim Amoss, a Voice for New Orleans

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'Times-Picayune' Editor Jim Amoss, a Voice for New Orleans

'Times-Picayune' Editor Jim Amoss, a Voice for New Orleans

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The newsroom Jim Amoss leads was widely praised for its unflinching coverage of the government's response to Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. In a piece one month ago, Amoss said "New Orleans has become two cities — an enclave of survivors clustered along the Mississippi River's crescent and a vast and sprawling shadow city where the water stood, devoid of power and people."