from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/2020/04/14/during-the-pandemic-cover-those-weve-left-out/
During the pandemic, cover those we’ve left out
In times of crisis, journalists have the responsibility — even more so than usual — to seek out people who are often passed over by the media, even as stay-at-home orders make it harder to reach them.
The steps to finding, developing and vetting news sources
Sourcing the news is getting harder all the time. For three seasoned NPR reporters, it involves careful vetting, delicate negotiations and, every now and then, cigars.