Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

By | July 20, 2021

Posted By

Categories

Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu.

Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them.

Science journalist Faye Flam produced a new episode for her “Follow the Science” podcast, with funding from the Society for Professional Journalists. She interviewed me, David Leonhardt of the New York Times and David Wallace-Wells of New York Magazine.

And science journalist Jillian Mock quoted me and about a dozen other people she had interviewed in her piece for Medscape, ‘Dreck’ to Drama: How the Media Handled, and Got Handled, by COVID.

You might also like

HealthNewsReview.org

Read More:  Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US