How the COVID Tracking Project fills the public health data gap

How the COVID Tracking Project fills the public health data gap

ALEXIS MADRIGAL was in his kitchen on Wednesday, March 4, when his phone rang. It was a warm, sunny evening in Oakland, California, and Madrigal, a staff writer at The Atlantic, was cooking dinner for his two children. On the line was Robinson Meyer, a colleague...

Medical Workers Treating Coronavirus Are Resorting to Homemade Masks

Medical Workers Treating Coronavirus Are Resorting to Homemade Masks

Bryan White leaned in to greet his wife with a kiss on the forehead when she arrived home from a 12-hour shift at Salem Health, an Oregon hospital that’s had 19 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. “Nope, you don’t want that,” his wife told him as she rebuffed his...

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INTERN in Indy Media

INTERN in Indy Media

Students interested in interning with an independent media outlet this summer should apply soon. There are limited spots available and the deadline is Monday, March 23. See the application at the bottom of our internship page.

The Indy is the ultimate megaphone

The Indy is the ultimate megaphone

Journalism alum and former intern Olivia Riggio ’19 discusses her internship experience in The Indy is the Ultimate Megaphone. “The Indy has served as a place for me to be challenged and where I have realized I’m capable of pursuing what I’m passionate about....

The Indy Brief

From Federal Social Distancing to Pollution Concessions

From Federal Social Distancing to Pollution Concessions

800,000 Doctors Implore Trump to Maintain Social Distancing — A council representing over 800,000 U.S. doctors signed a letter Friday imploring Donald Trump to reverse his call for businesses to reopen by April 12, warning that dismissing public health experts’...

From Economic Relief to Pandemic Profiteering

From Economic Relief to Pandemic Profiteering

The Pandemic Made Politicians Notice Basic Needs — The public health emergency resulting from COVID-19 has prompted an unusual display of U.S. bipartisanship to enhance social safety, as displayed by the House of Representatives’ passage on March 14 of an economic...

PCIM Exclusives

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...

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Izzy Award Winners Announced

Izzy Award Winners Announced

Izzy Award goes to Matt Taibbi, “News Inside” and Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism. This year’s Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media will be shared by journalist Matt Taibbi, the publication “News Inside” and Puerto Rico’s...

INTERN in Indy Media

INTERN in Indy Media

Students interested in interning with an independent media outlet this summer should apply soon. There are limited spots available and the deadline is Monday, March 23. See the application at the bottom of our internship page.