A somber New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths – Business


The New York Times prepared a powerful front page for its May 24 print edition, marking the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States.The newspaper listed the names of 1,000 people who died of COVID-19 — just 1% of the total death toll.The newspaper staff combed through obituaries and death notices for people whose cause of death was listed as COVID-19, and listed people’s names, ages, and facts about their lives.An editor for the paper said she realized there was “a little bit of a fatigue with the data” among both Times journalists and the general public, and so the newspaper sought to visualize the extent of the loss.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. To mark the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United
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