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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Sports And Coronavirus | Seg. 2: The Digital Divide

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Segment 1: How sports journalists are adapting to a lack of sporting events.

The coronavirus has proven to be a huge disruption in the world of athletics. Aside from professional teams suspending seasons (to the dismay of thousands), sports journalists are also facing a major shift in how they find and report stories.

Segment 2, beginning at 29:39: Social distancing without the internet

Schools are closing and many businesses are asking employees to work from home. What about those without adequate internet, laptops or phones, though? We're starting to see the digital divide separate the haves and have-nots in ways that are specific to this outbreak.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Melody Rowell is the lead producer for KCUR’s Central Standard. You can find her on Twitter at @MelodyRowell, or by email at melody@kcur.org.