Nieman Foundation at Harvard
How The New York Times prepared for the ultimate stress test — the 2020 election
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Wired / Roxanne Khamsi / Nov 20
“When the pandemic finally did arrive, it brought shocking images of refrigeration trucks parked outside hospitals, and of graves being dug for unclaimed Covid-19 victims. Field hospitals were set up in Central Park. Documentaries showed overstretched emergency rooms. But even then, we rarely saw footage of the kind that showed up in the early clips from China. We rarely saw patients as they gasped for breath. We rarely saw the suffering up close.”