Today’s highly interesting read (03/29/21): Media Reported Only Bad COVID News Until…

Trump in the Time of the Coronavirus | The New Yorker

Today’s read is from an editorial by Issue and Insights. Here’s an excerpt:

A study published by the prestigious National Bureau of Economic Research finds that coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic by the domestic press was overwhelmingly negative. More negative than the international press. More negative than the local press. And more negative than the science. But then a funny thing happened after President Donald Trump lost his reelection bid. Researchers at Dartmouth College and Brown University did a content analysis of tens of thousands of COVID-19 news stories to look at the levels of negativity. What they found was …

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