What We’re Reading 09/21/20

Political Divides, Conspiracy Theories and Divergent News Sources Heading Into 2020 Election Bermix Studio / Unsplash COVID-19 has disproportionately depleted finances of Latino, Black, Native American households: Survey Could Ginsburg’s death be the biggest election...

What We’re Reading This Week 09/14/20

Who’s interested in “slow journalism”? Turns out, mostly the same people who are into regular ol’ fast journalism Voters’ Attitudes About Race and Gender Are Even More Divided Than in 2016 How the journalism industry’s elitism locks out folks from underrepresented...

What We’re Reading This Week 09/07/20

The Atlantic tried to artistically show gender dysphoria on its cover. Instead it damaged the trust of transgender readers. When journalism and Silicon Valley collide Journalists perceive stories published in local news outlets to be less newsworthy The Ballot aims to...

What We’re Reading This Week 08/31/2020

Americans See Skepticism of News Media as Healthy, Say Public Trust in the Institution Can Improve Most Americans Think Social Media Sites Censor Political Viewpoints Most Americans are skeptical of the media but want to feel connected, study finds Scientific...

What We’re Reading This Week 08/24/2020

What makes fake news feel true when it isn’t? For one thing, hearing it over and over again What can “folk theories of journalism” tell us about why some people don’t trust us? Coronavirus vaccines: We address 3 big questions about safety, distribution and adoption...

What We’re Reading This Week 08/17/2020

Election 2020: Voters Are Highly Engaged, but Nearly Half Expect To Have Difficulties Voting People are using Facebook and Instagram as search engines. During a pandemic, that’s dangerous. 3 reasons health care journalists should interview nurses more than they do Why...