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'How Can I Make You Care?' BuzzFeed Reporter & Idaho Native On Culture & Coronavirus

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Anne Helen Petersen is a senior culture writer at BuzzFeed News, She's based in Montana. Petersen has been covering the culture of the coronavirus, specifically how Americans got to this point in the crisis and why so many of us are having a hard time convincing loved ones to care about this pandemic. 

Her recent articles (How Millennials Are Talking To Their Boomer Relatives About The Coronavirus, i don't know how to make you care about other people) have struck a chord with folks across the country. 

 

She joins Idaho Matters from Montana to talk about what she’s learned reporting on this pandemic in the U.S. 

 

As COVID-19 cases spread through the U.S. and Idaho, we’re committed to keeping you updated and informed. You can get updated info on cases, closures and how to stay healthy at any time on our Coronavirus news blog.

 

Have a question or comment for the show? Tweet @KBSX915 using #IdahoMatters

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Molly Wampler is a newsroom intern at Boise State Public Radio. Originally from Berkeley, California, she just graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Washington state. There, Molly worked for her university's newspaper but is stoked to try her hand at and learn all there is to learn about radio journalism.