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Opinions about demonstrations are formed in large part by what people read or see in the media. This gives journalists a lot of power when it comes to driving the narrative.
COVID-19 ‘news fatigue’ had set in with the UK public, but then the prime minister’s chief advisor changed all that.
Aiming for novelty in coronavirus coverage, journalists end up sensationalizing the trivial and untrue.6 min read
Reporters are trained to advance a story and report what is new. But that approach can end up shortchanging news consumers, who need greater context and persistent focus on an ongoing story.
Most people believe the government was wrong to stop publishing international comparisons of COVID-19 death tolls at daily briefings. Many saw this as an attempt to cover up just how badly the UK has handled the pandemic.
Public service journalism is more vital now than ever and should be given charitable status.
It is in everyone’s interests to support independent news publishers, particularly now when trusted and localised news is a matter of public health.