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Journal Club 1 – Everyone in the house!

Video stimulating discussion of a magazine headline about the pandemic response in Italy

Welcome to our weekly Journal Club, focussing on media reporting during the pandemic. Please watch the video, look at the headline above and join in the discussion below.

In the discussion, perhaps think about a few of these questions;

How does a headline like that make you feel?

This story was from early in the pandemic, do you remember any media coverage of events in Italy? If so, did you think that the situation would soon involve your country?

How did the media in your country initially report on the spread of the virus and in hindsight do you think this was balanced and appropriate?

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