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Trapped by Rising Floodwaters, a Veteran Rewriteman is Forced to Improvise

By November 1, 2012

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Lots of media outlets faced obstacles after Hurricane Sandy. But none were hit harder than the New York Daily News.

Daily News staffers were literally trapped in the tabloid's lower Manhattan newsroom by the rising floodwaters. When the computers went down, veteran rewriteman Corky Siemaszko was forced to improvise.


As Sandy Swamped New York, Daily News Staffers Struggled to Put Out the Paper

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