Coverage of COVID-19 and Political Partisanship — comparing across nations

By Fernando Bermejo, Luigi Reggi, Simona Tiribelli, Ethan Zuckerman In US media, virtually every national or international news story is seen through a partisan lens. It’s reasonable to hypothesize that the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes, would follow a similar pattern. In particular, given President Trump’s attempts to minimize the impacts of the disease, we might expect to see less attention from right wing media than from more mainstream sources popular with […]