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Press power during the pandemic – Medical Xpress

The mass media’s coverage of the pandemic health crisis carries an important responsibility to offer balanced messaging about COVID-19 and public behavior, Flinders University public health researchers says.

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The mass media’s coverage of the pandemic health crisis carries an important responsibility to offer balanced messaging about COVID-19 and public behavior, Flinders University public health researchers says.
While freely available, trustworthy news is vitalin particular when conveying personal risk and government mandated guidelinesthe Flinders University research warns of less favorable issues such as inciting panic or causing stigmatization in the community by laying blame on certain groups o…

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