This story is acceptable as one piece in a series of news updates on the miner rescue effort. It doesn't stand that well on it's own. However, this is breaking news, so it must be considered in that light. The story was attributed to a combination of Reuters and Associated Press writers and released on MSNBC, which gives an indication of the collaborative effort to get the story out, quickly, from a remote area.
The only real problem is an overwhelming amount of information on the page, videos, timelines, anecdotes about life in the mine, lots of images, which detracted from the story content. That is more of an editorial decision by MSNBC, and less one of journalistic content within the scope of the actual story though.
Mining Minister Laurence Golborne and other government officials have insisted that the decision on whether to reinforce the whole shaft would be purely technical, based on ...
This is good journalism. As i began to read the article questions begin to accumalate in my mind. As i progressed with reading, they all were being answered. The article also go in depth with an animation of the rescue plans. This article has content and kept me interesting through out the article. Well done!
I felt like the journalist did a good job covering the story, it was very descriptive and had emotion in the story with the man that rang the bell and some quotes from people. I felt this was an important story to cover since it was such a horrible situation that miners were put into and this is the best story i've read about it. This story also shows how much of a life or death crisis it was.