FEMA's future is up in the air After the Hurricane Katrina debacle, some in Washington say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should be abolished. Many others suggest a drastic overhaul of the agency, even as it prepares for this year's hurricane season.9:06 a.m.
Earl Blumenauer: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, urged more money be spent on New Orleans levees two years before Hurricane Katrina, and has worked on flood insurance reform.
Demanding more hard news One media critic suggests that news consumers are demanding more ideology with their news.10:06 a.m.
Seth Mnookin: Contributing editor at Vanity Fair and a former senior writer for Newsweek. He is the author of "Hard News: Twenty One Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed American Media."