Jay Rosen is a professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. He is the author of What Are Journalists For?, and ambassador for The Correspondent, a new online outlet that relies on contributions from the public, not advertising.
Within the space of just weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally altered how billions of people carry out their day-to-day lives. To understand the sheer scale of these effects, there is no better guide than a map.
maps out the economic, political, and social impact of the COVID-19 crisis worldwide.
After a gradual decade-long
democratization process, Myanmar’s military seized power again in February and is waging a ruthless crackdown against unarmed civilian protesters. A major escalation of the ongoing turmoil – civil war is a growing possibility – would have implications far beyond the country’s borders.