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Pandemic Reporting — Are the Media Getting It Wrong?

Sam Husseini is a writer, journalist and communications director for The Institute for Public Accuracy. In this film he discusses the media’s reporting on the coronavirus and the frustrations that many scientists feel over the way the pandemic is being handled by the media and portrayed for the public. One thought-provoking topic that real reporters should at least be questioning is the possibility that the labs in Wuhan are being framed, he asserts. Another problem is that it’s possible that many reporters don’t understand the science behind the issues, and therefore don’t think to ask truly probing questions of a well-rounded pool of sources.  Read more...

 

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