What We’re Reading 08/10/2020

Americans Oppose Religious Exemptions From Coronavirus-Related Restrictions Most Americans Say State Governments Have Lifted COVID-19 Restrictions Too Quickly Evoking empathy or seeking solidarity: Which is preferable when covering people without homes? How the news...

What We’re Reading This Week 08/03/2020

News organizations are trying something new: Peace and quiet How much does fake coronavirus news affect people’s real-life health behavior? 4 in 10 Black sexual minority men have faced police discrimination, survey analysis finds Meet The 19th*, a new gender and...

What We’re Reading This Week 07/27/2020

The New York Times’ special section on disability is available in Braille and audio and has its own style guide The pandemic has spawned disinformation campaigns that blend truth, lies, and sincere beliefs With so much suffering, how do writers find their human focus?...

What We’re Reading This Week 07/20/2020

Republicans and Democrats read a lot of the same news. What they do with it is a different question Biased algorithms on platforms like YouTube hurt people looking for information on health Why are public schools closed when nearby private schools are open? Reactions...

What We’re Reading This Week (07/13/2020)

Hundreds of hyperpartisan sites are masquerading as local news. This map shows if there’s one near you. One group that’s really benefitted from Covid-19: Anti-vaxxers How the media covered two pandemics — COVID-19 and systemic racism The coronavirus has taken a...