Newscasters Convinced Reporting From The Water Is The Only Way To Report Flooding

Remember, Hurricane Sandy reporters: Your credibility depends on how deep you’re willing to go.

Hurricane Sandy is already leaving much of the East Coast underwater. If past floods are any indication, your local newscaster is most likely strapping on his waders and getting into the deep end… FOR JOURNALISM!

2. It starts with getting the feet wet.

(Images from May 2011 newscasts on Mississippi flooding)

3. Then the knees.

6. Belly button.

8. All in.

From 2011 floods in the Philippines

9. CNN is already sending its reporters into the depths.

13. Dear reporters: GET INSIDE!


(H/T to The Daily Show for gathering some of the news footage from 2011)

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