How the 24-Hour News Cycle Handles the Ever-Changing Headlines

2020 has brought with it an unprecedented number of stories that have profoundly impacted our way of life. In January, there was the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate. Then, the coronavirus pandemic dominated the headlines for weeks in March and April. Now, the stories are largely around police conduct and racial justice in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. 

Janine Fondon is the Chair of the Communications Department at Bay Path University. Fondon spoke with Carolee McGrath to offer her perspective on the 24-hour news cycle and how the media navigates these important stories in this ever-changing news environment.