Memphis' Media-Friendly Flood

The Memphis Flyer | May 9, 2011
The Mississippi River flood of 2011 went viral over the weekend, with television reporters for all of the major networks donning waders to report from low-lying areas in Memphis. That caused a combination of amusement and exasperation for local officials as the river passed 47.7 feet on the Memphis gage, one foot below the all-time record set in 1937.

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The Memphis Flyer was founded on February 16, 1989, by Contemporary Media, Inc., publisher of Memphis magazine. With more than 222,000 regular readers, the Memphis Flyer is an urban newsweekly with a blend of hard news and features, and columns...
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