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Views of the News Preview: Aaron Rodgers Misled People About COVID-19 Vaccine

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KBIA / Reynolds Journalism Institute
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Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers lied to fans and the public about his COVID-19 immunization status, a fact we know now that he’s contracted the virus. What effect are his actions having on the spread of disinformation?

Jemele Hill, The Atlantic: “Why Aaron Rodgers felt free to mislead people

Jerry Brewer, Washington Post: “Aaron Rodgers, starting QB for the unvaccinated, is really looking out for No. 12”

Al Tompkins, Poynter: “Journalists should directly address Aaron Rodgers’ concerns over COVID-19 vaccines and fertility

Meredith Nardino, US Weekly: “Aaron Rodgers explains why his hopes of becoming a father prevented him from getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, Substack: “Aaron Rodgers didn’t just lie

Ken Belson & Emily Anthes, New York Times: “Scientists fight a new source of vaccine misinformation: Aaron Rodgers

Tom Jones, Poynter: “What is the media saying about the unvaccinated Aaron Rodgers?

Where are we getting our news?

Katerina Eva Matsa & Sarah Naseer, Pew Research Center: “News platform fact sheet

Elahe Izadi, Washington Post: “This newspaper is cutting back on print and training readers to use iPads instead. Will it work?

Journalism students save community paper

News release, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia: “Journalism students to play integral role in saving community newspaper

Dink NeSmith, DinkNeSmith.com: “The Echo is planning new era with new ownership

Al Cross, The Rural Blog: “Ga. Publisher NeSmith takes over dying weekly, makes it a nonprofit to be maintained editorially by Univ. of Georgia

Barbara Allen, Poynter: “A 148-year-old newspaper is the latest to recruit to UGA’s journalism school

Wayne Ford, Athens Banner-Herald: “With weekly Athens-area newspaper facing shutdown, a plan is forged to save it

The end for Kyiv Post

Staff, Kyiv Post: “Kyiv Post closes on Nov. 8 ‘for a short time’

Illia Ponomarenko, Twitter: “BREAKING

Agence France-Presse: “Ukrainian English-language newspaper Kyiv Post suspends publication

Radina Gigova, CNN: “Kyiv Post suspends publication after 26 years. Staffers decry ‘act of vengeance

Edited public records

Tim Carpenter, Kansas Reflector: “Anti-masker’s obscenity-laced tirade at Capitol erased from Legislature’s video of hearing

Andrew Bahl, Topeka Capital-Journal: “Kansas legislative staff unaware of video editing policy after profane rant removed from hearing video

Angela Fu, Poynter: “Kansas legislature edits video of public hearing to omit profane rant targeting a journalist

AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.