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MISINFORMATION: A LONG READ: From the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism as part of the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science and Media, “Navigating the ‘Infodemic’: How People in Six Countries Access and Rate News and Information about Coronavirus” Comments?
★ FAKE?: Is that article you are reading about Covid-19 the truth or is it a hoax? How do you tell the difference? One “fact-checking” source is the World Health Organization’s “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters” Check it out. Comments?
★FUTURE LOOKS GRIM: A grim economic outlook by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), “The Great Lockdown: Worst Economic Downturn Since the Great Depression” Comments?
★ RECOVERY: Recovery scenarios, from PwC (a global network of firms delivering assurance, tax and consulting services) and Axios, “PwC’s COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey” Comments?
★ MASK OR COVER?: What is a mask and how does it differ from a face covering? From Littler (Insight), “Masks and Face Coverings: What Employers Need to Know” Comments?
★ UNEMPLOYED?: A timely article from Fisher Phillips, “A Guide To Unemployment Benefits In California During Covid-19” Comments?
★SECOND WAVE: Warnings of a 2nd Wave of the Covid-19 virus from Asia, From CBS News, “Asian countries fear coronavirus resurgence as cases in China hit 6-week high” Comments?
★ CAUTION: During the Covid-19 pandemic employers should to be aware the “pitfalls” discussed in this article from JDSupra and Lathrop GPM, “Litigation Pitfalls for Employers in a COVID-19 World” Comments?
★ REVIEW: Reexamine sexual harassment training, from the Harvard Business Review, “Why Sexual Harassment Programs Backfire” Comments?
★ READING MATERIAL:Looking for reading suggestions for the duration of the “shelter in place”? The BBC(Culture) has a number of suggestions, “The plague writers who predicted today” Comments?
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