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For this newsletter to be in your inboxes by Sunday morning, I need to finish it Friday morning. Like many of us, I woke up Friday morning to the news of President Donald Trump testing positive for COVID-19.
In light of this developing story, I’m shifting gears away from what I had planned (tips for student journalists covering election night/week) since there are now new questions about the next few weeks. I strongly encourage that at least for the month of October, you and your students to subscribe to the Poynter newsletters from my colleagues Tom Jones and Al Tompkins — they offer daily