Tips for contributing to Haiti disaster relief efforts

Seach and rescue operations are under way in Port-au-Prince on 15 January 2010. The city was hit by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on January, 12th. Photo: Eric Quintero, International Red Cross

I’ve been following the role that the Internet and social media have played since Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.

Today,  sister-in-law, Jeanette Kopko, who is with the Dallas, TX Better Business Bureau, passed along these helpful links for those wishing to donate to disaster relief efforts.

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About Bernard McCoy

My views are my own and not a reflection of my employer. I'm a professor of Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I've also been a working journalist for the past 29 years. I have covered news stories in war zones, reported on human and natural disasters, presidential conventions, a presidential inauguration and the September 11th, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. My career experiences include work as an award-winning documentary producer, television news reporter, photographer, producer, and anchor. I worked at WIBW-TV, Topeka, KS., KCTV, Kansas City, MO, WKBD-TV, Detroit, MI., WILX-TV, Lansing, MI. and WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH. I have also worked as a contributing reporter for The Columbus Dispatch, Associated Press, CBS, CNN, the Ohio News Network and lecture at the Kosovo Institute of Journalism and Communications. I have a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in telecommunications management from Michigan State University.
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