Writing a medium article about news avoidance; what media outlets and we can do about it.
NYC official texts
Official announcements and texts about COVID
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
These are media outlets that I trust and follow the most.
Upload or share a link to this resource/message/source of information to share it with others.
New Yorkers can text COVID to 692-692 to get regular updates.
In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?
There's a lot of rumination about things that might happen on the news but has not officially happened yet. I get official texts and that's when I know when something has been put into place or mandated; but the news sometimes prepares me ahead of time to expect certain things, such as the NYC shelter-in-place.
In what ways did you share this information?
Messaging platforms, video calls
What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?
Local neighborhood or county numbers.
What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?
People who are resistant to news about COVID-19, deny that its happening, or are ignorant about its effects.