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On March 12, 2021, La Repubblica, Italy’s most widely circulated and trusted newspaper, placed a chilling headline on its front page: “AstraZeneca, Fear across Europe.”Some reports … more
Science is essential to solving many of society’s biggest problems, but it doesn’t always find a receptive audience. Today, when curbing Covid-19 requires hundreds of millions of … more
In case you hadn’t heard, COVID-19 is not over.Yes, with millions getting vaccinated, it does feel as if we could see more of a “normal” life sometime in 2021.But we’re not in … more
The boss of Bloomberg Media has called on the journalism industry to show more “imagination, creativity and urgency” to battle back from the Covid-19 crisis. Justin B Smith, who has … more
How can journalists make their reporting on health crises more effective? What can newsrooms do to prepare for future emergencies? At a recent event, scientists, journalists, editors and science … more
CJR asked journalists for takeaways from all that nature hath wrought in the year of our Lord 2020:Ed YongStaff science writer, The AtlanticSo much of a science journalist’s default mode is … 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
Pfizer’s announcement this week that it had a 90% effective vaccine against COVID-19 provided a glimpse of the wave of mis- and disinformation that could engulf any effort to bring about broad … more
When the pandemic began, we, like many other organizations, worked quickly to respond to all of the pressing needs of our readers. Tens of thousands of NeW Yorkers were suddenly left jobless and … more
Will newsrooms ever go back to the way they were before the pandemic? During WAN-IFRA’s virtual Newsroom Summit, news media executives discussed how they’ve been operating during the past … more
When COVID-19 began to spread across the United States earlier this year, local journalists were on frontlines reporting on the virus. From Santa Fe, New Mexico to Columbus, Georgia, local newsrooms … more
There have been 426 (at the time of writing) cases of press freedom violations worldwide linked to covid-19 reporting.That is according a tracker created by the International Press Institute (IPI), … more
After nearly six months away, staffers at the Annapolis, Md.-based Capital Gazette came back to the office on Labor Day. However, they weren’t there to return to their desks. Instead, they came … more
COVID-19 has devastated the world in less than a year, killing nearly 900,000 people and infecting more than 27 million. Loved ones are left behind to grieve their loss at the hands of a virus that … more
Since the coronavirus began to spread in the United States, journalists covering K-12 education have been on the front lines, following the zigzagging story of school closures and how local and state … more
Professional sports leagues have returned, each in its unusual arrangement to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. That means reporters are back to covering live competition. The work is not quite … more
I was in rural Guatemala following the lives of former migrants when the pandemic hit like a sledgehammer.I’d spent the past two years as a freelance foreign correspondent, covering mostly … more
On March 3, I watched developing coverage of the first confirmed case of community-spread covid-19 in New York City. Ten days later I began to show symptoms of covid-19. I was hospitalized. In the … more
Shortly before Joe Vardon started covering last year's NBA playoffs, the sports journalist took his family to Walt Disney World.Now, more than a year later, Vardon is back in Orlando, Florida — … more
The coronavirus pandemic has uprooted all of us, forcing businesses to close and hundreds of layoffs. In the first week of April, more than 6 million Americans filed for unemployment, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Nu Yang, editor-in-chief of Editor & Publisher, spoke with several news leaders about this fallout. This is what they shared. more
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