United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon offers a first-hand account of what he saw while visiting Haiti.
Coinciding with Mr. Ban's editorial is a call by the UN to increase peacekeepers in Haiti.
One issue that has received consistent attention are Haiti's youngest people -- orphans and others who were about to be adopted by American families. Fifty of those children arrived this morning in Pittsburgh, where they will remain until the adoption process is finalized.
As educators, we attempt to impress upon students the idea of "localizing" a story. There can be no better example of this concept for journalism students throughout Pittsburgh today, and I trust many of them are covering the arrival of these young people.
Another issue that the media continue to cover (and should) is the role doctors who are journalists are playing in Haiti. As this story from the Los Angeles Times notes, there are some critical ethical questions that news organizations need to consider about a person who wears the doctor and journalist hat.