Hey, You Should Read This: We Put The ‘Superbug’ News In Its Proper Place

As other news outlets shift into scare-the-pants-off-’em mode, something NPR often does very well is put things into perspective.

Jon Hamilton does that on the Shots blog with this post:

Why California’s Superbug Outbreak Isn’t As Scary As It Seems

It’s a nice example of how we can help the audience make sense of what seems like alarming news. Southern California Public Radio does a good job as well with this report:

‘Superbug’ outbreak not a threat to Los Angeles County public health

(Memmos; Feb. 20, 2015)

February 20, 2015

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