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    The AtlanticEd Yong4/29/2036 min
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScout
      1 year ago

      Solid, big-picture COVID-19 coverage. This whole thing is good, but I specifically endorse Chapter VI, "The Information"

      If the media won't change, its consumers might have to. Starbird recommends slowing down and taking a moment to vet new information before sharing it.

      How bizarre and alarming that that even needs to be said. I've been in my own world for years now, so it's easy for me to forget that some of this stuff isn't extremely obvious to everybody.

      We're in the midst of a Code Red infodemic. Readup isn't a panacea, but it will play a huge role in the collaborative effort to turn this ship around.

      Back to work, people! Let's build! And let's fix things!