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US Food Supply Chain Disruptions Cause Temporary Woes Although Global Supplies Plentiful
Meat shortages and increases in US food prices point to a need for more international trade — not restrictions, experts say.

COVID-19 Exacerbates Longstanding Problems, Say Winners of NPF’s Mattingly Award
In a small Colorado town, a police officer shot a man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. Two reporters explain what it taught them about mental health in rural America.

Stress, Isolation and Economic Distress Often Lead to Suicide – Making Coronavirus a Risk
Experts are worried about a potential increase in suicide as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps around the world. But they’re hopeful the risk can be mitigated.

Bestselling Author John M. Barry on 1918 Pandemic – and Its Lessons for Today
For reporters covering the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, a history of the deadly influenza pandemic offers guidance on what authorities shouldn’t do.

New Digital Tool Can Spot Fake COVID-19 Information
A public health nonprofit shows journalists how to use a digital tool that tracks known purveyors of disinformation. Experts discuss the best strategies for debunking.

Carnegie Mellon University resource pulls in 800 different data layers to allow reporters to document a changing planet.

A news graphics designer shares tips for producing simple but well-designed graphics to illustrate your stories.

Podcasting is the current “it” thing in journalism. An NPR veteran explains how to do it.

To watch all the video in C-SPAN’s library would take a quarter of a century. Here’s how journalists can make use of it.

Knowing what your competitors and sources are tweeting and posting can help you stay on top of a beat.

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NPF: What To Do If Danger Looms

What To Do If Danger Looms

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What to Do If You Are Attacked or Arrested

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