U.S. Media and Covid – WSJ


Recently this column noted the widespread failure of American media to put Covid risks in context, and also the disturbing habit of “fact checkers” to brand accurate Trump vaccine predictions as false. Now researchers from the Ivy League of all places report a striking pessimism among major U.S. media outlets in their coverage of the virus compared to scientific journals and overseas media outlets.

Readers can only guess why U.S. major media outlets in 2020 would be so much more inclined than others to downplay potential…


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