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Behind the story: Covering populations vulnerable to COVID-19

Speakers: Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project; Samah Assad, CBS2 Chicago; Nicole Foy, Idaho Statesman; and Trisha Thadani, San Francisco Chronicle
Date Published: 2020

Amid all the story angles of COVID-19, those marginalized in our nation’s history likely could be so again — as data already shows them disproportionately affected by the virus. Learn from journalists who are covering some of the country’s most vulnerable populations and how you can do so as well. We’ll discuss covering communities of color, the elderly, immigrants and the undocumented, as well as those in prison and jail and others who work in those facilities.

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