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California data journalists have teamed up to gather and publish COVID-19 cases and deaths across the nation’s most populous state—and faster than the state’s official source. Eight … more
It’s often challenging to find new ways to engage readers in a continuing story like the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s important to remember the story keeps evolving even though there … more
Dagens Næringsliv (DN), a leading Norwegian news company known for its business reporting, investigative and feature journalism has been gradually bringing back some staff to its physical … more
COVID-19 has exacerbated the failings of political leaders in many countries. But in few places has it been as stark as in Bulgaria.The southeastern European country has long had a reputation for … more
Choropleth maps show how data varies across a geographic region, a visualization technique used often to present a wide variety of data, including economic data, election results and, more recently, … more
This year, WAN-IFRA introduced a Members' Choice Award in the category of “Best COVID-19 Special Project” as part of its Digital Media Africa Awards competition.The three finalists … more
Many of Serbia’s independent local media outlets were already struggling before a pandemic and a government clampdown made things more difficult. Physical intimidation, a disintegrating … more
Across Europe, economic difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have deterred readers from financially supporting news media.In the case of the Polish investigative nonprofit, … more
People love the state-fair-themed lip balm. They collect it. At past Minnesota State Fairs, The (Minneapolis) Star Tribune’s booth has handed out flavors including pickle, buttered corn, … more
Executives at weather news companies tell Axios that the coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the way they cover the weather.The state of play: Reporters are forced to address new safety threats … more
Last fall, KPCC/LAist distributed point-and-shoot film cameras to a dozen parents across Southern California. We wanted to know what’s most important to parents — and to see it through … more
When Brad A. Johnson got to the door of a restaurant he’s always liked, he saw a dozen or so people standing outside, maskless.The sign on the door read “we recommend wearing a … more
It’s been quite a while that the news media started facing several problems due to the altered economic reality induced by the pandemic. Newspaper circulation is declining, businesses are not … more
Back in March, at the beginning of enforced lockdown, publishers, advertisers and conference companies assumed the fall would be stacked with postponed in-person events. But fears of restrictions … more
Plagiarised digital copies of some of South Africa’s leading weekly newspapers started making the rounds the first weekend after the country went into a strict COVID-19 lockdown at the end of … more
On March 3, I watched developing coverage of the first confirmed case of community-spread covid-19 in New York City. Ten days later I began to show symptoms of covid-19. I was hospitalized. In the … more
Public opinion polls show that although the TV audience is shrinking – dramatically so among younger generations – 73 percent of Russians still say they tune in to broadcast news. As the … more
In March, Hromadske Radio — one of Ukraine’s few nonprofit radio stations — faced an issue: Citizens in the country didn’t care much about COVID-19.Despite widespread coverage … more
There’s a corner of The New York Times newsroom unlike anywhere else in the building. Each desk is covered in piles of books, galleys and bound manuscripts. Boxes filled with pages waiting to … more
In a nutshell: Koncentrat developed a TV show that aired online and on regional television stations to help inform students about key media literacy concepts.When Denmark’s schools closed in … more
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