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COVID-19 Fact-Finding: Journalism and Research during the Pandemic

A Virtual Conversation with The Red & Black

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Hosted: By UGA Libraries

Live Stream:

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020. 4:00pm - 5:00pm

During the pandemic, The Red & Black has shown the power of well-informed, local investigative reporting. Learn how student reporters from The Red & Black have researched and reported on COVID-19, navigating the complex and often politicized data and information landscape. Also in attendance will be faculty from Journalism and Public Health, who can share their expertise on how to consume and communicate accurate data and information around science and public health.


  • Megan Mittelhammer, The Red & Black, News Editor
  • Sherry Liang, The Red & Black, In-depth Special Projects
  • Stroud Payne, The Red & Black, Data Specialist
  • Sabriya Rice, Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism
  • Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams, Associate Professor, College of Public Health. Assistant Dean for Outreach, Engagement, and Equity