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The number of positive COVID-19 tests out of the White House are now starting to pile up. More than a dozen that President Trump has been around in the past week or so have now tested positive for … more
When the coronavirus death toll in the United States passed 200,000 on Tuesday, matching projections made by White House experts this spring, many of the right-wing media personalities who had mocked … more
As COVID-19 spread across Europe, countries like France, Italy, Spain and the U.K. faced high rates of cases, hospitalizations and deaths due to the virus. Germany, meanwhile, eluded similar levels … more
More than six months into the coronavirus pandemic, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 virus on minorities and the poor has been thoroughly reported.It’s well-established that Black … more
Dozens of journalists have died from COVID-19 in Peru since the pandemic began, in the highest reported death toll of media workers from the new coronavirus in Latin America, according to … more
In the newsroom of the Daily Tar Heel — the student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — seniors Anna Pogarcic and Paige Masten were among about half-dozen … more
Organizations are keen to tout how productive their remote-working realities are. But since government-mandated stay-at-home orders were put in place in March, companies have been thinking about how … more
The need to maintain social distancing has meant that newsrooms are still largely empty more than four months after the UK went into lockdown, with most journalists continuing to work from home.At … more
Five months into the coronavirus crisis, the media industry has figured out that it can operate its key functions remotely almost entirely. But being a creative and collaborative industry, there are … more
A significant number of journalists reporting on COVID-19 show signs of anxiety and depression, according to the early results of a survey into the current state of journalists’ emotional … more
For the past six months, journalists have been on the frontline of reporting on the covid-19 pandemic. They had to quickly adapt to new rules, safety protocols, lockdown measures or travel bans. Some … more
Here's a fun idea your newspaper could steal from The Daily News in Galveston, Texas — all designed to keep its daily COVID temperature-checking a bit lighthearted. more
Adams Publishing Group is now requiring all employees and customers to wear masks while in the office. The company is also reimbursing employees for buying masks. more
Due to the Covid-19 need, Southern Lithoplate has redeployed a portion of its chemical manufacturing to supply hand sanitizer. more
Links to stories that help you know how to work from home, story ideas and how to stay healthy. Have a link you'd like to share?  Send it to cdurham@newspapers.org more
According to the World Health Organization: The likelihood of an infected person contaminating commercial goods is low and the risk of catching the virus that causes COVID-19 from a package that has been moved, traveled and exposed to different conditions and temperature is also low.

In this post, Paul Boyle of the News Media Alliance also shares a letter sent to subscribers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. more
Hearst is continuing to evaluate the safety of its offices on a daily basis, and any colleague who feels uncomfortable coming into work has been advised to talk with their manager about working from home where possible. more
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