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Journalism, social media, and (mis)understanding a pandemic

Young person wearing a mask reading on a smartphone at a train station.
Young person reading on a smartphone. Matthias Berg via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

On this month’s episode of Future City guest host Farajii Muhammad discusses the roles that both traditional journalism and social media play in spreading information and misinformation in the COVID-19 era.


Jayne Miller, Investigative Reporter for WBAL-TV

Jared Ball, Professor of Africana and Communication Studies at Morgan State University

Danyell Irby, Executive Director of News at WYPR