Matt Gertz is a Senior Fellow at Media Matters. He joined the organization in 2007 and served as its Research Director during the 2016 election cycle. He has written extensively on press coverage of politics and elections, as well as on media ethics and regulations. Matt holds a B.A. in political science from Columbia University. He is married to Washington Post opinion writer Alyssa Rosenberg.
ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.
When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.