Browsing the "Disease" Tag

Framing The Ebola Epidemic

October 16th, 2014 | by EJC

Why do news outlets typically choose to emphasize the sensational worst-case scenario? Owen Schaefer examines the construction of headlines reporting on the Ebola epidemic.


Featured Tool: Flowminder Foundation

July 11th, 2014 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. This article examines Flowminder Foundation


Featured Tool: HealthMap

March 21st, 2013 | by EJC

In this 'Tool' series, we are going to give you a quick overview of freely available tools for emergency journalism, and how a journalist could make use of them. This article centres on 'HealthMap' by Boston’s Children’s Hospital


Notable Outbreaks From 2012

February 4th, 2013 | by EJC

As 2012 ends and we dive into another year, let's take a moment to look back at some significant infectious disease outbreaks from 2012. This article was originally published at The Disease Daily on 2 January, 2013.



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