Yo. Today begins the grand abc news blog experiment. Blogs being built on spontaneity and opinion — neither of which big mainstream news organizations are particularly known for — but we’ll see how it goes … .
In St. Bernard’s Parish right this second, working on a story exploring why this part of the New Orleans area was hit so hard … . Have been down here reporting for Nightline since last Thursday, Sept 8. With producer Sarah "Ro" Rosenberg, we’ve done stories about the local makeshift jail (link), a pastor in the Algiers neighborhood (link), Congressman William Jefferson D-LA (link), and the return of a baby to its parents. Gotta go interview a pissed-off local government official, more later. -jake tapper