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Most people in the United States don’t want their digital data used to control the spread of COVID-19, a new study found. More than half of the people in the study remained wary of sharing … more
If you’re a Fox News fan, your opinion of whether you should get the coronavirus vaccine may depend on when and whom you watch.On his 8 p.m. show, opinion host Tucker Carlson has consistently … more
Fox News’ Tucker Carlson says so many outrageous things that it’s probably better off to ignore much of it. If I wanted, I could probably write a Carlson item every day.But this week, … more
Early yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that the US pause distribution of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine … more
Google Translate still isn’t reliable enough to use for medical instructions for people who don’t speak English, according to a new study published last week. Sometimes, it works: it was … more
Americans’ enthusiasm towards COVID-19 vaccines is growing. In January, more than four in ten adults said that they’ll definitely get the vaccine when it’s available to them for … more
When it comes to reporting on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, context is everything.As millions of doses are injected into the arms of people around the world, adverse events are inevitable, … more
Let me start this column by reminding you that most Americans want the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. And the percentage of people who want the vaccine has grown a lot since last fall, before … more
Local health officials are turning to online services like Eventbrite to improvise distribution schemes for the COVID-19 vaccine in the absence of federal support or a national plan. Why it … more
The National Press Photographers Association filed a request with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices asking “that journalists … more
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
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