Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Why do people share misinformation about Covid-19? Partly because they’re distracted
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New York Times / Rory Smith / Jun 30
“Broadcast commentators were not only far more likely to praise white players for their intelligence, leadership qualities and versatility, they were also substantially more likely to criticize black players for what they regarded as the absence of those attributes … Black players were four times more likely than their white counterparts to be discussed in terms of their strength, and seven times more likely to be praised for their speed.”