We asked an expert panel about how to more safely interact with the public when reporting on the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, as well as what you can do to make your own home safer for your children and elderly relatives. We shared best practices and the latest research:
Dr. Robert L Murphy is the Executive Director of the Institute for Global Health, as well as the Director of the Center for Global Communicable Diseases and the John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Shelly Vaziri Flais is a pediatrician, mom to four children (including twins), as well as the author of parenting books with the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her practice, Pediatric Health Associates, is based in Naperville, Illinois. Dr. Flais is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
Christine Wolfram Taylor is the managing editor of the Chicago Tribune. In addition to driving daily coverage decisions, Taylor is responsible for setting the strategic agenda for audience growth, technology development and the redefinition of roles and responsibilities across the newsroom.
Robert K. Elder is the moderator of this panel. He’s the 2019-2020 president of the Chicago Headline Club and the Chief Digital Officer for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.