New Harvard Chan course: Engaging with the Press

This fall Harvard Chan is launching a new, noncredit course called Engaging with the Press: A Practical Look at Effective Public Health Communications. It will be taught by veteran journalist Richard J. Tofel, the former president of ProPublica and a distinguished visiting fellow at Harvard Chan. We caught up with Tofel to find out more.  … Continue reading “New Harvard Chan course: Engaging with the Press”

Local news gives COVID research real-world impact

By Brandon Yan CNN touts itself as “The Most Trusted Name in News.” In reality, that is not quite true, at least according to 2019 data from Gallup. The most trusted sources of news are in fact local television news and local newspapers. Respectively, 74% and 67% of survey respondents found them trustworthy. Just 48% … Continue reading “Local news gives COVID research real-world impact”