Covering the coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is a global, national, regional, local and hyperlocal news story that spans every beat. The
Journalist’s Resource team is creating a series of research roundups and tip sheets to inform news coverage of the new coronavirus and the many topics it influences.
To help journalists cover the psychological effects of the coronavirus, we gathered research that looks at how the public and health care workers reacted to prior outbreaks.
MIT professor David Rand helps social media users get a grip on the vast ecosystem of coronavirus misinformation — and offers advice for how journalists can avoid being part of the problem.
These four studies can inform coronavirus coverage and inspire reporters to ask critical questions during panic buying sprees.
Clark Merrefield talks with former Small Business Administration head Karen Mills to find out the odds small businesses are facing with coronavirus.
These five studies offer insight on who gets to telework, how telework can help prevent the spread of respiratory illness, key concepts related to digital inequality, and more.
This roundup of research looks at online schools, including how their students perform compared with kids who attend traditional, brick-and-mortar public schools.
Here’s how oil prices became wrapped up in the novel coronavirus outbreak -- and what the research says about how oil market volatility and stock prices usually interact.
William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard, offers journalists guidance on covering the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
As a novel coronavirus spreads in China and to other countries, research remains limited on the global economic consequences of the outbreak. Here’s what we know so far.