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Life as a Journalist in 2020: “It is Probably the Best and Worst of all Worlds”

At a time when misinformation is on the rise, journalists themselves are under attack, and newsrooms are shrinking, American journalists are covering the COVID-19 pandemic, the worst economic crisis since The Great Depression, police violence, systemic racial injustice, riots, protests, and the Black Lives Matter movement. What is like to be a journalist working under these extraordinarily demanding conditions? How does SC&I help prepare journalists to face challenges such as covering the news at a time like this? To find out, SC&I spoke with Professor of Professional Practice Steven Miller.