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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
Researchers have found just 12 people are responsible for the bulk of the misleading claims and outright lies about COVID-19 vaccines that proliferate on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter."The … more
New data from Chartbeat provided to Axios finds that working from home has pushed people to scroll deeper through article pages on desktop, and slightly less through articles on mobile.Why it … more
Over the course of April, English-language media coverage related to vaccines revolved around three key themes: opposition to “vaccine passports” in the U.S., the safety of the Johnson … more
Seven fact-checking organizations spread across the globe will get a combined $500,000 in grant funding to help support their efforts to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. The award is part of … more
The odds of dying after getting a COVID-19 vaccine are virtually nonexistent.According to recent data from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, you're three times more likely to get struck … more
A year after COVID-19 was declared a national emergency, vaccines have finally arrived, with the U.S. averaging 2 million vaccine doses administered per day. But the arrival of vaccines also brings … more
Alicja Minda, a Polish immigrant, researcher and editor-in-chief of the Editors Toronto official blog, BoldFace, sits in her bedroom-turned-office-space, scrolling through COVID-19 coverage. There … more
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, courts across the U.S. struggled to keep up with their caseloads. Then COVID-19 forced America’s legal system to delay and suspend hearings, trials and … more
The Los Angeles Times is expanding its utility journalism offerings with the launch of a Spanish-language version of its digital coronavirus tracker, “El coronavirus en California.” … 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
Networking is a must-have skill for any journalist. Having good contacts can help you nab stories, and get your foot in the door of a news organisation.But make no mistake networking is a skill; … more
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) today announced the launch of an online toolkit to help local journalists craft COVID-19 vaccine … 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
We all owe a “thank you” to Center for Public Integrity reporter Liz Essley Whyte, who has unearthed the data you need to report on the COVID-19 pandemic. Whyte writes... Click here to … more
Health care workers across the country on Dec. 14 became the first Americans to get the vaccine following trials, kicking off the country’s most ambitious effort ever to vaccinate hundreds of … more
A new study finds certain vocabulary is more effective at getting the public to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously.Why it matters: Much of the language being used by the government, business … more
This writing advice becomes now and then more urgent. I dragged it out to help reporters covering the Great Recession. I am sharing it again to see if it can stand up to the test of a great … more
The UK has suffered through one of the worst coronavirus epidemics in the world, with more than 650,000 confirmed cases by mid-October, over 43,000 casualties across the country, and disadvantaged, … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many journalists and newsrooms in one way or another. Whether it's burnout from working extra hours, layoffs at a local news publication, or misinformation … more
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