As of Wednesday night, there are more than 7,700 coronavirus cases in at least 20 countries, including 5 cases in the U.S. Still, it’s not time for you to freak out. We discuss how the media has historically reacted to would-be epidemics and why the CDC says the risk of a stateside coronavirus outbreak is low.
The Guardian announced that it would no longer accept advertising from fossil fuel extractive companies, making them the first major news organization to do so.
And in headlines: Dersh’s bad defense, Success Kid sues, and a spirit cruise in Santa Cruz.