Media Bits and Bytes - April 7, 2020
- Labor Turns to Social Media in Pandemic
- Media Ignore International Cooperation
- What's Essential Journalism?
- How To Use Zoom and Protect Privacy
- The Cost of Being Disconnected
- Bolsonaro’s War on Brazil’s Media
- From the Streets to the Screens
After years of declining union membership, a new labor movement is rising, amplified by the power of social media.
Corporate media coverage of the global race for a coronavirus vaccine marginalizes the most effective and safe route to discovering one quickly.
Despite social-distancing work-arounds like microphones on poles and hockey sticks, news organizations that are still sending reporters out into the street are putting everyone at risk.
By Gennie Gebhart and Rory Mir
April 2, 2020
Electronic Frontier Foundation
By Dana Floberg
March 17, 2020
Only 56 percent of households making less than $20,000 annually have home broadband, and that Black and Hispanic households lag behind their white counterparts even when we control for income differences.
By Mayara Paixão
April 1, 2020
By Brian Roewe
March 27, 2020
National Catholic Reporter
Catholic and other environmental groups are pulling back on public actions and moving online.