Willie O’Reilly: Media rose to Covid-19 challenge, but it’s not over yet
The industry had to learn to adapt quickly in 2020, and some of the changes are here to stay
I thought this annus horribilis could be bookended. “2020 started with a virus,” I typed, “and finished with a vaccine.” But this “unprecedented” year won’t behave so tidily. Yes, we have a vaccine, but we also have the Christmas gift of a mutant variation. It hasn’t even begun to go away, you know.
The media have risen to the challenges posed by the restrictions but, like a chapter from a Cormac McCarthy novel, the road ...