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posted 07/15/2020
“I don’t think it’s any different than any beat you’re covering,” says Tiney Ricciardi of The Denver Post. “Think about your audience and news they can use.”
posted 07/09/2020
How can journalists report on how implicit bias is affecting the quality of health care in their area? We asked some experts for ideas.
posted 06/18/2020
"Measles is always the one that worries me," says Vanderbilt's Dr. Kathryn Edwards.
posted 06/15/2020
Experts explain how to put the inevitable rise in COVID-19 cases into context.
posted 06/04/2020
“My major piece of advice to anyone encountering preliminary studies is to be skeptical,” said journalism professor Sharon Dunwoody.
posted 05/14/2020
With psychiatric problems already on the rise for American children, mental health experts weigh in on what we might do to buffer COVID-19's effects on kids.
posted 04/29/2020
How are newsrooms divvying up coverage of this gargantuan story? We asked around.
posted 04/21/2020
Reporter Lenny Bernstein and videographer Jon Gerberg of The Washington Post recently spent time in a Brooklyn ICU. Here's how they approached the risks.
posted 04/14/2020
Child mental health experts offered some key takeaways reporters can relay to worried and overwhelmed parents.
posted 03/03/2020
From Trump's change to the public charge rule to language barriers and lack of transportation, outreach workers face an uphill battle when it comes to getting more kids covered.

Giles Bruce's Blog

As the Supreme Court considers a challenge to the landmark law, a new study reveals important... more »
posted 11/13/20
Once a coronavirus immunization is released for children, will parents be reluctant to get their... more »
posted 10/13/20
The surveys provide yet another look at how minorities and lower-income Americans have been... more »
posted 09/24/20

Giles Bruce's Work

The initial statistics shocked me. It turns out, I hadn’t seen anything yet.
Do Indiana parents now really mistreat their kids more than their counterparts just about everywhere else? Many experts say no.
Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults. She hasn't seen some of them for years.