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So far, the most severe cases of the Omicron variant have been among unvaccinated people, especially young unvaccinated people.

The Kokomo (Indiana) Perspective closed. It was founded in 1989 and is owned by Brian Oaks.

Small newsrooms around the country, often more than 100 years old, often the only news source in those places, are closing under the weight of the coronavirus.

Here's how one freelance journalist is preparing financially and personally for parenthood.

"Our identities are much more than our jobs. Our identities are our preferences and passions, the philosophies that govern how we live and motivate us."

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The United States ranks last in media trust — at 29% — among 92,000 news consumers surveyed in 46 countries.

Mail ballots usually take longer to count. This could lead to delays in declaring a winner in battleground states in the presidential race, possibly making “election night” more like “election week.”

In granting a posthumous citation to Ida B. Wells, the Pulitzer Prizes honors one of America’s earliest and most intrepid investigative reporters.

Reports to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System are not verified before they're entered into the database. That makes VAERS fertile ground for vaccine misinformation.

The list of media workers who have died from COVID-19 includes newspaper owners, cameramen, broadcast pioneers, writers, retirees, young parents. Many of them got sick while informing their communities about the pandemic.

Experts are urging media outlets to continually explain the realities of mail-in voting and maintain transparency about the vote count in order to head off conspiracy theories about the validity of the vote.

Editors changed stories to “muddy the waters” on who was responsible for the Capitol attack and gave orders to not refer to the rioters as Trump supporters, the Toledo NewsGuild president said.

McEnany has frequently met with reporters indoors, rarely wearing a mask. Several White House correspondents have now also tested positive.

“This is actually trying to control the collective memory of this country,” Nikole Hannah-Jones told CNN. “And trying to say we just want to purge uncomfortable truths from our collective memory. And that’s very dangerous.”

More than 500 journalists have died of the coronavirus in more than 57 countries. The list includes cameramen and writers, retirees and young parents. Many of them got sick while informing their communities about the pandemic.

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