Emma Frances Bloomfield In The News

Profile: Emma Frances Bloomfield

November 23, 2020
While the US contends with a huge surge in cases and record hospitalizations, federal inaction has forced local officials to adopt their own rules and messaging, creating a patchwork of confusing regulations that differ across the country, and are constantly changing. Polls suggest Americans are exhausted.
Well and Good
September 22, 2020
Climate change is an increasingly divisive topic due in part to widespread misinformation. All the myths floating around make it hard to separate climate fact from climate fiction. Sarah A. Green, PhD, a chemistry professor at Michigan Technological University, says debunking these myths can help us plan for a better future.
August 20, 2020
In an interview with Fox News last month, President Donald Trump called Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious disease expert, an "alarmist," using a pejorative straight from the playbook of those who deny the science behind climate change. Fauci rejected the characterization, describing himself as a "realist."
Grist
August 13, 2020
In an interview with Fox News last month, President Donald Trump called Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, an “alarmist,” using a pejorative straight from the playbook of those who deny the science behind climate change. Fauci rejected the characterization, describing himself as a “realist.”
Grist
July 24, 2020
Allow me to applaud your instinct to avoid the intergenerational blame game, America’s favorite pastime that has not been canceled by coronavirus. Perhaps you’re still recovering from the latest round, which kicked off last week when fiction writer Lorrie Moore devoted four paragraphs of her audacious review of the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People to a takedown of millennials, in general.
Charleston Gazette-Mail
July 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic sure has opened a Pandora’s Box for proper etiquette and behavior in public.
MarketWatch
June 2, 2020
You can’t exactly force friends, neighbors or strangers to wear a face covering to slow the spread of coronavirus, but experts prescribe a few approaches to help nudge them in the right direction — and keep yourself safe.
May 22, 2020
The World Health Organization has called the spread of misinformation around the coronavirus an "infodemic." So what do you do when it's somebody you love spreading the misinformation? In this episode, Maddie talks with Invisibilia reporter Yowei Shaw about one man's very unusual approach to correcting his family. And we hear from experts about what actually works when trying to combat misinformation.