The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has launched a “comprehensive online guide to covering pandemic flu.”
The new website, Covering Pandemic Flu, is aimed specifically at journalists.
The foundation is calling the new resource a “one-stop resource designed to help reporters, editors, producers and other media professionals understand the complexities of the flu story.”
A press release announcing the launch states:
“As misconceptions about the flu, the H1N1 vaccine, government preparedness and other issues continue to swirl and confuse the public, careful, well-researched reporting on the topic is more important than ever. And with both seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccination campaigns and other response measures coming into full swing this fall and winter, coverage that neither sensationalizes nor sugarcoats the news is crucial.”
Some topics covered by the new website include:
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