Audiences are conflicted about COVID-19 news. They want it, while also wanting a break from it.
So what is a newsroom to do?
This article from Poynter suggests newsrooms not let up:
“The press’ job is to keep accurate information coming — as much of it as it can and as fast as it can. If audiences want to step away from time to time for their own sanity, they should. But the media needs to keep being there. All the time.”