Latest Coronavirus Resources for Newsrooms

Coronavirus is a fast-moving and challenging story for every newsroom. The Knight-Cronkite News Lab has curated some of the most useful resources we’ve found across the web. We hope these will help you serve and inform your communities while keeping your teams safe and supported as well.

NAB’s Coronavirus Response Toolkit

Coronavirus Resource Toolkit from National Association of Broadcasters


5 Tips for Covering Coronavirus from a Harvard Epidemiology Professor

Lab test kit for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


Our ASU Cronkite School colleague Fernanda Santos’ “Tips for Compelling Remote Interviews”

Fernanda's tweet


Coverage tips from WaPo’s health and science editor @LauraHelmuth.


Newsroom Guidance from First Draft to combat Coronavirus misinformation and report responsibly.


Mental Health Resources for Newsrooms from RTDNA:


Best coronavirus coverage resources, aggregated by Lenfest Institute.


ASU’s Dan Gillmor on why the challenge of covering Coronavirus means now is the time for collaboration, not duplication, among newsrooms:


Creative ways to visualize and explain complex issues, without leaving the newsroom, via this case study of how Professor of Practice in TV News Innovation Frank Mungeam is using Videoscribe with student journalists at Cronkite News.

Help us crowdsource who’s doing it well. Tag us @cronkitenewslab on Twitter with your best #coronaviruscoverage.

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