‘News is a public service’: Government urged to intervene to help save newspapers during coronavirus crisis
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‘News is a public service’: Government urged to intervene to help save newspapers during coronavirus crisis

Newspapers struggling to survive during the coronavirus pandemic must be designated “essential service” status to protect them from financial collapse, according to a new report. Print media, including hundreds of local newspapers, are of such importance to their readers that their closures could exacerbate the Covid-19 crisis and further isolate vulnerable households, the study by media… […]

Covid-19 and the Stiff Upper Lip — The Pandemic Response in the United Kingdom
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Covid-19 and the Stiff Upper Lip — The Pandemic Response in the United Kingdom

4 ReferencesArticleFor many weeks, the British instinct to “Keep Calm and Carry On” was the public face of the U.K. government’s response to Covid-19. Policies were to be “based on the science,” with an initial focus on containment, involving identification of people infected with SARS-Cov-2, contact tracing, and isolation of people with proven exposure. As… […]