A recent survey of 2,031 people on how their relationship with media has changed in the wake of the coronavirus fournd that 66% of respondents said they’re consuming more news than usual during this Covid-19 period. 50% say they’ve introduced news sources of information to their daily diets, and 45% believe the news media has overreacted to Covid-19 pandemic, while 54% feel news coverage has caused confusion.
Too much coronavirus news exposure may be bad for your health, according to the American Psychological Association. Practice self-care by limiting news consumption, says the World Health Organization. But how do you do that when your job is the news?