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★ VULNERABLE: Why are vulnerable to misinformation? In First Draft, Tommy Shane discusses, “The psychology of misinformation: Why we’re vulnerable”
★ OPINIONS: California: A new survey from the Institute of Governmental; Studies (UC Berkeley) provides some insight into how residents of California view such issues as: reopening the economy; face masks; and reopening schools. See, “How partisan differences and views of President Trump are framing voter perceptions of the virus”OP
★ SCAMS: Beware of false promises, from Reuters, “U.S. coronavirus fraud losses near $100 million as COVID scams double”
★ CHECK-OUT: Do you feel that you are spending more for groceries this year? You probably are, from The Washington Post, “For the unemployed, rising grocery prices stretch budgets even more”
★ TOP: Take a minute and consider, what is most import problem in the United States? From Gallup, “More Americans Cite COVID-19 as Most Important U.S. Problem”
★ POLITICS OR HEALTH?: More discussion on the reopening of schools in the United States, from Brookings, “School reopening plans linked to politics rather than public health”
★ TEST: Covid-19 testing for business and schools, from Science, “Radical shift in COVID-19 testing needed to reopen schools and businesses, researchers say”
★ HOME WORK: Working from home? Notice a difference from the time you did so as an option as opposed to a job requirement? Some suggestions from SmartBrief, “3 tips for leading in the WFH environment”
★ TRUST?: Do you have trust in public institutions? See this 2019 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, “Public Trust in Government: 1958-2019”
★ RISK: Planning an event for your office or organization? Curious about the risk participant exposure to the Covid-19 virus? A tool developed by the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory (Georgia Tech) helps you calculate the risk: “COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool” Note: A tutorial is provided on the website.
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