Study: U.S. Media Offer Negative Picture of COVID-19 Pandemic
Dartmouth’s Bruce Sacerdote ’90 discusses a study he co-led to determine whether reporting on COVID-19 was negative, positive, or neutral. Sacerdote and his colleagues found news coverage of the pandemic in the U.S. was “shockingly negative.”
‘The Angriest Octopus’ Lashes at a Tourist on an Australian Beach
An octopus that lunged at a vacationer who was filming it in southwestern Australia might have felt threatened by the man, says Dartmouth’s Peter Tse. “My guess is that the octopus here is sending a warning meaning ‘back off,’” he says.