Pandemic Reporting: Journalistic Responsibilities & Media Impact During COVID-19
Pandemic Reporting: Journalistic Responsibilities &
Media Impact During COVID-19
Thursday, April 16, 2020
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be provided separately.
As part of Leadership and Ethics Week, the Student Leadership and Ethics Board of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co Center for Leadership and Ethics invites you to join an interactive luncheon discussion on journalistic responsibilities and ethical reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our featured guest for the session will be Lydia Ramsey, Healthcare Correspondent at Business Insider who will provide an in-depth look into the healthcare industry's relationship with the media, and the delicate balancing act between covering COVID and non-COVID related topics. This discussion will be moderated by Michelle Ferber '20.
Optional Pre-Reading Articles:
- "'The scary things that this virus can do': Doctors across NYC share the harrowing reality of caring for oxygen-starved coronavirus patients as equipment runs short" (Business Insider)
- "NYC's healthcare workers are at a greater risk of getting the novel coronavirus. They're also not getting tested." (Business Insider)
About Lydia Ramsey:
Lydia is a healthcare correspondent for Business Insider. She joined BI in 2015 after graduating from Northwestern University. At BI, she covers everything from healthcare mega-mergers, to drug-pricing debates, to pharmacy disruptors, to private healthcare startups that rack up high valuations (including Theranos of course), and the new ways people are going to the doctor. That includes the changing footprint of the hospital. Currently she is covering the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
This event is co-sponsored by the Student Leadership and Ethics Board as part of Leadership and Ethics Week 2020.