The World Health Organization issued the statement as the novel coronavirus, calling it an "unprecedented outbreak." Here's what we knew — and didn't know — about the virus at that time.
The database tool estimates that younger, white women will get increasingly more news coverage than other racial groups — such as Black, Latino and Indigenous people.
Ongoing wars in, say, Yemen or Ethiopia get minimal attention compared with the media focus on the fighting in Ukraine. And there are ramifications on the humanitarian front.
Media coverage around the death of 22-year-old Gabrielle Petito looks racist to those who note that murders and disappearances of Native Americans are mostly ignored.