The revealed distribution of false and substandard vaccines in Uganda has further undermined citizens’ trust in government and the vaccination process at the peak of a new wave of COVID-19, according to a local civil society leader. https://www.ptfund.org/distribution-of-fake-vaccines-in-uganda-undermines-trust-in-government/
Black patients are more ill when they get newer devices, compared to other white patients. https://www.komu.com/news/midmissourinews/study-mu-professors-found-racial-inequality-during-heart-transplant-process/article_0dd9f8de-98a7-11eb-813f-3706e7cf5f28.html
University of Missouri researchers recently found children who received seasonal flu shots suffer less from COVID-19 symptoms after infected. https://www.komu.com/news/covid19/study-mu-researchers-found-flu-shots-decreases-childrens-covid-19-symptoms/article_4a6f4992-7d19-11eb-968c-47b5272a0794.html
The Board of Curators also gave an update on the NextGen Precision Health Institute and MU vaccinations. https://www.komu.com/news/state/achieving-excellence-um-system-says-investing-in-research-is-a-priority/article_d1b1befe-672e-11eb-8886-030eb84143b3.html
For most journalists, reporting costs time, energy and sleep. For Kofi Bartels, a radio journalist in Nigeria, reporting nearly cost him his life. Reporting on protests to end police brutality in Nigeria can be risky because the police brutality may become directed at the messenger.
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Ethical issues of social media in journalism Nowadays, journalists get the public engaged via social media platforms. What journalists can say on their social media accounts can be both professional and personal. While many news organizations encourage reporters to use social media to build their brands, tweets or posts can put journalists on the spot.Continue reading “Blog 14: What is social media?”
How has the social media impacted journalism? Social media has played an increasingly important role in today’s society. It changes the ways that people communicate with each other and also gather information. Due to the change in the public, social media has a significant impact on journalism and journalists. According to the Pew Research Center,Continue reading “Blog 13: What is social media?”