NiemanLab: Aiming for novelty in coronavirus coverage, journalists end up sensationalizing the trivial and untrue

NiemanLab: Aiming for novelty in coronavirus coverage, journalists end up sensationalizing the trivial and untrue. “When a clear beginning, middle, and resolution are not discernible, the demand for any morsel of new information can confuse, rather than clarify, the story. Journalists rushing to amplify any small update can mistakenly inflate its importance with sensational headlines or hyperbolic broadcast framing.”