Media: Give us virus facts, not your best guesses
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 3/26/2020 at 11:53am
Based on current events regarding the COVID-19 virus, I have noticed that many people are struggling to get clear information on what is happening and how we as a community can be proactive.
One issue that concerns me is that various news stations, social media networks and other forms of communication are spreading different interpretations and opinions of what is going on. The confusion this can cause is most likely why some people are panicking, and others are staying calm.
When people are told statistical values for how the virus is impacting the world, not everyone understands how to...