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What Fox News’ silence about ‘Diamond & Silk’ says about the network

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. A seemingly small act from a pair of online personalities Wednesday spoke volumes about cable news’ highest-rated network and its supposed commitment to accurately informing the public amid this pandemic. Fox News might be working…MORE

Disney+ is almost near its subscribers goal four years ahead of schedule

Disney+ is almost near its subscribers goal four years ahead of schedule

Disney+ now has 50 million paid subscribers globally, putting it within striking range of its initial subscriber projections just five months after it launched. The company told investors last year that it projected Disney+ would have 60 million to 90 million global subscribers by 2024. Now, after five months, the service is almost there, the…MORE

Meat plants are shutting down as workers get sick

Meat plants are shutting down as workers get sick

Across the country, major meat processors are starting to shut down plants as employees are getting infected by coronavirus. Tyson, one of the world’s largest meat processors, suspended operations at its Columbus Junction, Iowa, pork plant this week after more than two dozen workers contracted Covid-19 there. Tyson said it would divert livestock that was…MORE

Are you a first responder? You can cut the line at Costco

Are you a first responder? You can cut the line at Costco

Costco is giving first responders and healthcare workers priority admittance into their warehouses. The company recently started limiting the number of people into each store. Since then, Costco customers had to wait in long lines to get in. Beginning Wednesday, first responders such as police officers, paramedics and firefighters in addition to healthcare workers that…MORE

How reporters are covering the biggest story of their careers

How reporters are covering the biggest story of their careers

In 2017, The Washington Post health reporter Lena Sun wrote, “The Trump administration is ill-prepared for a global pandemic.” In 2018, The Atlantic science reporter Ed Yong wrote, “The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?” Now, here we are in 2020, and Sun, Yong and a phalanx of health reporters in newsrooms across the…MORE

Geico giving credits to customers due to coronavirus-related drop in driving

Geico giving credits to customers due to coronavirus-related drop in driving

Geico is giving car insurance customers a break on premiums because of the drop in claims associated the the coronavirus outbreak. With most of America under stay-at-home orders, driving is significantly down — and so are accidents. Geico said its policy will give customers a 15% credit on six-month policies when they are renewed or…MORE