"If states were to greatly expand their mail-balloting option, risks will remain, though the risks do not include some of the possibilities that have attracted substantial news coverage," writes Thomas E. Patterson.
The conversation about newsroom diversity, race in journalism and coverage of race in the news is one the profession has been circling back to for decades. These seven papers can help inform the discussion.
Among the main takeaways: Journalists would like academics to explain the practical relevance of their research – preferably in accessible language. And academics would like journalists to understand that context is important.