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News outlets all over the world have done remarkable work covering the once-in-a-hundred-year story of the coronavirus.But one journalist has stood out above all. The Atlantic’s Ed Yong has … more
How much does exposure to fake coronavirus information change people’s behavior? What about when it comes from the president? In a working paper (not yet peer-reviewed) by Ciara M. Greene and … more
In the midst of fighting misinformation about COVID-19, some fact-checkers have begun the process of analyzing their work to this point. In Europe, fact-checking organizations Maldita.es, Full Fact, … more
Public data is the raw material with which fact-checkers work every day. Without it, the credibility of rating information as false — without being able to show the reasoning behind the … more
Kid Scoop has published two resources to help parents and schools teach children about COVID-19 and ways to stay as safe as possible: coloring and activity pages, plus an eight-page activity workbook. more
To fight the COVID-19 “disinfodemic,” journalists must move beyond simply debunking the false information spread online, three experts said during a webinar this week.As the global … more
The COVID-19 outbreak has been a major national news story, dominating news consumption and prompting frequent presidential press conferences. But it is also an important local news story, with many … more
LocalEatsandEssentials.com, a website that allows diners to order takeout or curbside pickup from local, independently owned restaurants in two New York counties, launched today. The site will be expanding into other market areas over the next few months and working with other local media companies and restaurants to launch this program in their areas. more
Coronavirus denialism can take many shapes. The main shape I'm seeing right now, across pro-Trump talk shows and blogs and webcasts, is invisible to the naked eye. They're just not covering the virus … more
Science writer Ed Young is trained to deal with uncertainties. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Yong has worked to delineate where the bounds of uncertainty lie, and how we might go about reducing … more
Recent research finds that women are more likely than men to produce trustworthy news reports on the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The Factual, a technology company in San Mateo, California, that … more
Coronavirus infections have surged in a number of states, setting the United States on a markedly different pandemic trajectory than other wealthy nations.There are many reasons our response to the … more
Five McClatchy newspapers in South Carolina have launched "We Rebuild" sections on their websites to bring together perspectives and solutions for a path to restore their communities in a post-pandemic world. more
During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, print media saw multiple obstacles, one of which was the physical nature of its daily distribution. The distribution of many publications in India was stalled for more than 15 days. The Vijay Karnataka … more
ThePrint’s Cut The Clutter nightly video series with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta has become the go-to source for clear, comprehensive explanations of issues that affect us all. Gupta has decoded domestic and global politics, economics, major … more
The world waits anxiously for a vaccine that will halt the deaths and devastation from the coronavirus. But until that happens, fear and uncertainty are generating a gigantic list of falsehoods about this topic. Extra caution is essential when … more
In this op-ed contribution, Md. Tajdin Hassan, head of marketing at The Daily Star, the largest circulating English-language daily in Bangladesh, describes the founding and efforts of “Mission Save Bangladesh,” to use a philanthropic approach … more
It’s Friday afternoon, March 28, at our publicist’s headquarters. We are a couple of journalists and teachers gathered for an unusual editorial meeting. Because of the corona pandemic, Denmark is in a state of lockdown, and our readers at … more
When the NBA resumes its 2019-20 season this summer, it won’t just be the players, team employees, and league officials who’ll be sequestered at Walt Disney World for several months. According to a Professional Basketball Writers Association … more
 The European Union on Wednesday accused China of a concerted effort to spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, lumping it with the Kremlin as a global scofflaw seeking to sow divisions in European societies. It was the European … more
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