14 Posts and Infographics: Your March 2020 COVID-19 and Communication Measurement Reading List

Visit this page for a list of our articles on COVID-19 communications measurement.

Our pick of the most interesting reads related to COVID-19 and communications measurement for March, 2020:

The Coronavirus by the Numbers
The New York Times
“A mathematician who studies the spread of disease explains some of the figures that keep popping up in coronavirus news.”

COVID-19 Infographics
The New York Times

COVID-19: 5 Things CEOs and Advisors to CEOs Should Do Immediately
Katie Paine’s Measurement Blog
“Here’s a little advice that CEOs and Communications Pros who advise them need to hear if they want to survive this COVID-19 crisis.”

COVID-19 Resources for PR Professionals
Institute for Public Relations
A list of resources for PR and comms pros to help them better understand and prepare strategies for COVID-19.

Bill Gates: “The Corona Virus… is sent to remind us of the important lessons that we seem to have forgotten and it is up to us if we will learn them or not.”
Art of Quotation
“In an open letter, entitled ‘What is the Corona/ Covid-19 Virus Really Teaching us?’, [Bill Gates] wrote:”

COVID-19: How Businesses Are Handling the Crisis
Institute for Public Relations
“IPR worked with communications firm Peppercomm to conduct a study of 300 communications executives and senior leaders from March 5-10 to gain a better understanding of how prepared businesses were for COVID-19 and how they are handling the impacts.”

A few very dumb COVID-19 corporate messages
Without Bullshit
Examples of what not to do: “Things are bad enough — this is no time for more self-inflicted brand damage.”

The Coronavirus Could Change How We Vote, In 2020 And Beyond
“…it’s likely that in the coming months, states will begin to move toward allowing more voters to mail in their ballots… It’s entirely possible that Election Day 2020 will be more like Election Month…”

How China Is Reshaping the Coronavirus Narrative
The New York Times
“We looked at China’s expansive propaganda system aimed at foreigners and analyzed thousands of English-language tweets from state media and diplomats. Here are the coronavirus messages China is projecting to the world.”

Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report on COVID-19 Demonstrates Essential Role of the Private Sector
“…we conducted a 10-country study March 6-10 in Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, the U.K. and the U.S. It confirms the role business must play as a source of reliable and timely information.”

Upskilling During a Downturn
Google Docs
“A collection of free resources to elevate your career during a time of change.”

About Author

Bill Paarlberg

Bill Paarlberg is the Editor of The Measurement Advisor. He has been editing and writing about measurement for over 20 years. He was the development and copy editor for "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit" by Beth Kanter and Katie Paine, winner of the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award.