Journalists are suffering mental health consequences from covering Covid-19. Most journalists reported at least one negative emotional or psychological reaction as a result of the pandemic. Nearly three quarters (70 percent) said the emotional and psychological impacts of dealing with covid-19 were the most difficult part of their work. For journalists covering the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath, the signature challenge is burnout and unremitting stress for a long period. Separating work from the rest of our lives has become difficult during the pandemic.
Article published in EMPOWERed While Working blog in May 3th 2021