Journalism and the Pandemic

Essays on Adaptation and Innovation

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About the Book

This edited volume of essays analyzes how the entire practice of journalism in America has changed irrevocably due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Written by journalists and other industry professionals, essays outline an assortment of related topics, including the rapid adoption of new technology like Zoom, the state of public health reporting, diversity in journalism and more. This book also outlines major implications for the future of journalism, detailing some long-lasting changes that could impact generations to come. These shifts in journalism will have economic, social and ethical consequences long after the pandemic ends and could shift the entire paradigm for deciding what news is and how it is covered.

About the Author(s)

Tony Silvia is professor emeritus of journalism and digital communication at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg and had a long career in broadcast journalism. He is the author of seven other titles, including four with McFarland. He lives in Little Compton, Rhode Island and Dunedin, Florida.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Tony Silvia
Foreword by Bill Whitaker
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 231
Bibliographic Info: photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2022
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8746-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4677-0
Imprint: McFarland