Working From Home, Unfair Media Coverage and More
We’re living in weird times, people. The Coronavirus crisis has the world scrambling and a lot of us are confined to our homes in an attempt at social distancing. However, life moves on and there’s still plenty more out there going on. Here’s everything we’ve been reading from around the web for the last few weeks.
How Newsrooms Are Handling Coronavirus While Covering It
More and more companies are opting to have staff work from home amid the coronavirus outbreak, and news operations are no different. We can all agree news about the panic is being over-served, but we still need to know the important details about what’s really going on. Read about how newsrooms are continuing to operate while trying to protect the health of their staff. – Axios
How To Get A Girl To Notice You On A Dating App
It’s tough out there in the dating world, even in the era of Tinder and Bumble. Men are shown to have a much tougher time getting noticed on the popular dating apps, but InsideHook will walk you through how to get noticed. Hopefully you’ll land a date with a special someone!
Starting A Morning Meditation Routine
Some of the most successful people in the world have one thing in common — meditation. Clearing your mind and setting aside some time to meditate can have profound effects on your day-to-day and even your entire life. However, starting a routine isn’t as easy as it sounds. Here’s how to get used to a daily meditation routine that will hopefully do wonders for your mental health. – Valet
Clean Your House During Quarantine!
Working from home isn’t as fun as it seems. Your productivity may take a hit and you’ll find it harder to focus. If there’s one thing to gain from WFH due to this coronavirus quarantine, it’s that you now have the opportunity to take care of all those tasks you’ve been putting off! Just check out this guide from Valet.
How The Media Unfairly Treats Bernie Sanders
I don’t like to get political at all, but it’s hard to ignore some of the injustices going on. Whether you like Bernie Sanders or not, you can’t deny the unfair treatment he’s receiving by mainstream media. Some More News, one of our favorite YouTube channels, put together an eye-opening look at the blatant bias Sanders is subject to.
Not a Democrat? To be balanced, here’s some good stuff Donald Trump has done. I’m a firm believer in making your own decisions and not being led by bias media. Speaking of which …
How Metrics Dictate the news
Whether you’re a Fox News person or a CNN viewer, one thing’s for certain — no one is fair and everyone is unhappy. How did things get this way? Put simply, now that modern newsrooms are able to quantify the impact of stories, trends and topics, more and more of them are opting to let numbers lead the way.
What happens is we see countless stories on the same topic because they get clicks. It’s as simple as that. Journalists are torn between doing their job with integrity and doing it to reach the widest audience. Journalist’s Resource put together a fascinating case study detailing the struggle.
Egg McMuffin Rat is the New Queen of New York
Move over Pizza Rat, there’s a new queen in town! Egg McMuffin Rat is taking the internet by storm ever since a video emerged showing her running away with an ENTIRE Egg McMuffin from McDonalds. What can we say? A rat’s gotta eat! – CNN
Harry Styles’ Tiny Desk Concert
Harry Styles is having a great year following the release of his latest album, Fine Line. He recently paid a visit to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts to put on a memorable and intimate show. – NPR