Top Stories

Thursday, March 26

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. Journalism Needs a Stimulus. Here's What it Should Look Like
    “In the face of this pandemic, the public needs good, economically secure journalists more than ever.”
  2. COVID-19 is spawning a global press-freedom crackdown
    Efforts to fight the virus shouldn’t come at the expense of civil liberties and democratic rights.
  3. How the COVID Tracking Project fills the public health data gap
    “It’s just classic accountability journalism.”
  4. The Heat Reporter
    What you see in the aftermath of the California fires
  5. With Trump's coronavirus briefings, an old debate takes on fresh urgency
    Should networks carry the president’s briefings live?
  6. Bear witness
    The real animal behind the iconography
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