(657) Snow days

snoplowHeavy weather stories are often carried far and wide.  And then are promptly dumped for some other easy-to-handle, self-contained media topic.  Buffalo’s insane recent few days of lake effect snow has been a typical example.  Impressive images of the speed and ferocity of the snow preceded features of the neighbours-helping-neighbours type.  Then the news machine simply moves on.  That’s why we liked this item on The Buffalo News.

Snowed-in workers wonder about employers’ pay policies

See also: (421) Let it snow