Top Stories

Thursday, February 27th

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

Here are the highlights:

  1. The new coronavirus and racist tropes
    COVID-19 coverage focuses on the wrong parts of the story.
  2. Why COVID-19 is not the problem
    The current epidemic should be called by its label. 
  3. Freelancers resist precarity by sharing rates and organizing 
    For many workers, openness about pay has helped to make conditions more equitable. Still, they fear retribution.
  4. Why Twitter and Facebook treat Bloomberg differently
    Difference of opinion on the Bloomberg campaign’s digital strategy is tied to the corporate DNA of each company.
  5. Why can't we pay freelancers in days, not months?
    OutVoice dares publishers to pay freelancers promptly.  
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