Source: bbc.com/news
How to: Cover Corona

We are gathering best examples from top news media all over the world and showcasing how to cover the pandemic. We describe the practice as well as how to report with a constructive journalism perspective.

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Organisation: BBC, United Kingdom
Journalists: Harriet Agerholm, James Law & Jennifer Meierhans
Medium: Web

Summary

Based on questions from readers the BBC gets help from doctors, public officials and other experts to answer many of the questions parents have about living under corona.

The Story

Based on questions from readers (there is an interactive tool for questions at the bottom) the New York Times gets help from doctors, public officials and other experts to answer many of the questions parents have about public playgrounds, visiting grandparents, general hygiene, birthday parties, testing, homemade hand sanitizer and more.

Key Takeaways
Covering Corona

Constructive Journalism’s three pillars provides us with means to discuss best practice seen from the principles of constructive journalism. The pillars should be understood as an additional element to reporting on the coronavirus.