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Remember when the Sunday shows were filled with Democratic presidential candidates, or Republican lawmakers spreading debunked claims about Trump and Ukraine? In recent weeks, as the coronavirus crisis has taken hold and relegated recent huge … more
In recent months, the stability of the Iranian government has been threatened by widespread protests in late 2019 and the shooting down of a Ukrainian civilian aircraft in January 2020 amid heightened tensions with the U.S. The latest threat is the … more
Government advisories about the coronavirus pandemic. Have a link you'd like to share?  Send it to cdurham@newspapers.org more
Donald Trump’s cease-fire with the press was short-lived. Days after calling news media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic “very fair” at a White House news briefing, the president on Thursday went back on the offensive, agreeing with a … more
Egypt has revoked the press credentials of a British journalist with the UK's Guardian newspaper, and censured the New York Times Cairo bureau chief over "bad faith" reporting on the country's coronavirus cases. "The correspondents' rush to … more
First lady Melania Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci will take part in public service messages aimed at informing Americans about how to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus. The White House said Wednesday it’s joining with major media … more
In Italy, which is currently under lockdown in an effort to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus, a debate is waging about the importance of print newspapers. However, when deciding which businesses would be spared during a country-wide … more
Mike Blinder, E&P publisher, speaks with David Chavern, Alliance CEO, on what they are doing to help publishers and what resources are available to make sure every local government gives them "essential" to publish. more
Russian media have deployed a “significant disinformation campaign” against the West to worsen the impact of the coronavirus, generate panic and sow distrust, according to a European Union document seen by Reuters. “A significant … more
"As a practical matter, the watchdog role most often falls to newspapers or other media outlets that cover government," a Sunshine Week column in The Sentinel-Record, Hot Springs, Ark., notes. "That's particularly true in the current environment where every responsible news outlet is trying to keep people informed about COVID-19. They're using every means possible, including FOI laws, to track what different governments are doing and to get that story to the public. "Those reporters will be the ones following up later, too, to hold government officials accountable for how they dealt with this evolving crisis." more
As it became increasingly clear earlier this week that the Italian government would announce even more stringent measures to combat coronavirus, in a country that already faces extraordinary restrictions, a debate began to brew over what should be … more
Newspapers, television, radio and other media services were listed among the essential services that are exempt from a Shelter in Place order set out by the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health, in recognition of the critical importance of reporting by a free and independent press during crises like this. more
Local news publishers carry out an "absolutely essential function," News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern said in response to public officials across the country ordering the shut-down of "non-essential" businesses for periods of time in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. more
The White House took enhanced precautions Monday against an invisible threat—the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Before going through the iron gate on the north side of the executive mansion, all journalists had their foreheads swabbed with a … more
When Jacob Wang saw reports circulating online recently suggesting that life was getting better in Wuhan, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, he was irate. Mr. Wang, a journalist for a state-run newspaper in China, knew that Wuhan was still in … more
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