The coronavirus has rarely been out of the news since it started spreading around the world in early 2020. How has the news media covered the pandemic?
This has been an extraordinary period for science journalists, and reporting the facts and establishing the truth about the unfolding pandemic has been one of the greatest journalistic challenges of modern times.
The latest podcast episode from the QUEST project looks at the news coverage of the pandemic and discusses how the news media has covered the health crisis amid limited scientific data and sometimes confusing information about the virus.
Listen to the podcast here.
WAN-IFRA’s Global Alliance for Media Innovation is one of the partners in the EU-funded project QUEST – QUality and Effectiveness in Science and Technology communication.