redpeg CMO headshot authority magazineThe coronavirus has left many of us a little soft around the edges. In Germany, they’ve even coined a word–“coronaspeck”–to describe those who’ve piled on extra pounds in lockdown. But it’s not only our bodies that need attention.

The need to feel connected to others and stay informed has seen our consumption of news content tip towards the obsessive.

A new poll of 3,000 respondents in the U.S. and U.K. by GlobalWebIndex found that, due to the coronavirus, 48% are reading more news, 27% are sharing more news, and 17% have started following more journalists.

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