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Reporting safely panel offers tips for journalists

Reporter in Gear

As essential workers and first responders, journalists face increased threats and risks online and in real life as they cover natural disasters, mass shootings, the COVID-19 pandemic, violent extremism, police violence and increased civil unrest in communities. As part of the communities they cover, journalists experience trauma themselves in the course of serving the public.

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WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication

Vaccine administered at WVU Hospitals. Photo credit: WVU Medicine

The first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in West Virginia on December 14. As doses are administered, researchers from the West Virginia University Public Interest Communication (PIC) Research Lab are focused on making sure West Virginians get timely, accurate and scientifically sound information related to the vaccine.

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