How Reporters Can Localize Coverage of the Affordable Care Act
Posted: 9/24/2013 | By: Mary Shedden | Poynter
Health reporting is steeped in science and certainty. Healthcare reform is a different beast, dominated by politics and unpredictability.
Congressional battles, U.S. Supreme Court decisions and state legislative votes meant to clarify the Affordable Care Act instead produced universal frustration. Reporters are tasked with sorting through the confusion and localizing one of the most significant federal laws in decades.