SciLine Media Briefing: Covering COVID-19, with an opportunity for Q&A
Journalists covering the COVID-19 pandemic are facing the challenges of fast-changing information and limited access to expert sources. Many reporters without deep science backgrounds find themselves in uncharted terrain as they strive to provide accurate and actionable health information to their communities. Join us for an instructive briefing on best practices—and pitfalls to avoid—when covering COVID-19, with tips from two veteran health and science reporters and perspective from a leader in the public health community.
WHAT: SciLine Media Briefing: Covering COVID-19, with an opportunity for Q&A
WHEN: Thursday, March 19, at 2:00 PM ET
Dr. Georges Benjamin, American Public Health Association
Caroline Chen, ProPublica
Laura Helmuth, The Washington Post
SciLine Director Rick Weiss will moderate the briefing.
NOTE: This briefing is open only to members of the media.