DEAR READER: Journalists are a kind of first responder during disaster coverage

Friday, May 24, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 12:58 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Like a lot of people, I spent Monday night glued to my TV and to online news sites, watching the aftermath of a devastating tornado in Moore, Okla.