What Went Wrong: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Special Section of the Miami Herald, December 20, 1992 – a set on Flickr

On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall at Miami as a Category 5 storm. The affects were devastating.

In December 20, 1992, the Miami Herald published a 16-page special report that examined weather records, building inspection reports, and damaged buildings.

Their reporting showed how “lax zoning, inspection and building codes had contributed to the destruction”. They won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for this reporting.

via What Went Wrong: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Special Section of the Miami Herald, December 20, 1992 – a set on Flickr.

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