Lots of work lost due to the shutdowns of the “big” storm.
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The “historic” blizzard was a bust, at least in New York City.
Which, in media terms, is the only city that matters.
Having lived through my share of monster snowstorms, I’m not sure I’ve ever seen the kind of media freakout that preceded Monday’s weather event. Two feet! Three feet! Snowmaggeddon! Snowpocalypse!
Well, not so much. By Tuesday morning, when the city got a routine January covering of 6 to 8 inches, there was an actual apology.
From the media, for the relentless hype? Let’s get real.
It was Gary Szatkowski of the National Weather Service, who tweeted:
“My deepest apologies to many key decision makers and so many members of the general public.”