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posted 09/24/2020
The surveys provide yet another look at how minorities and lower-income Americans have been disproportionately hurt by COVID-19.
posted 09/09/2020
Pollution and stress are tightly connected to place, which in turn is linked to race and class, as two UCSF researchers recently explained to journalists.
posted 09/03/2020
“In a weird and dark way, it’s a good time to be a health reporter," one freelancer said.
posted 08/24/2020
How do you find COVID-related racial disparities at nursing homes? Start with these tips.
posted 08/17/2020
This week's question: How can the media encourage people to get vaccinated, once a vaccine has been developed?
posted 08/07/2020
“You can’t allow a lack of data to stop you from reporting," says Poynter's Al Tompkins. "Report what you don’t have and constantly pound on that.”
posted 07/23/2020
“We just have to work a little harder, think a little harder and write a little more clearly to help the public understand what they need to understand.”
posted 07/21/2020
“We are fooling ourselves by tearing down monuments, for example, if we don’t unpack and counter these powerful mechanisms of racism and structural racism that exist in the United States,” says David Williams.
posted 07/15/2020
“I don’t think it’s any different than any beat you’re covering,” says Tiney Ricciardi of The Denver Post. “Think about your audience and news they can use.”
posted 07/09/2020
How can journalists report on how implicit bias is affecting the quality of health care in their area? We asked some experts for ideas.

Giles Bruce's Blog

The surveys provide yet another look at how minorities and lower-income Americans have been... more »
posted 09/24/20
Pollution and stress are tightly connected to place, which in turn is linked to race and class,... more »
posted 09/09/20
“In a weird and dark way, it’s a good time to be a health reporter," one freelancer said. more »
posted 09/03/20

Giles Bruce's Work

The initial statistics shocked me. It turns out, I hadn’t seen anything yet.
Do Indiana parents now really mistreat their kids more than their counterparts just about everywhere else? Many experts say no.
Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults. She hasn't seen some of them for years.