LION Summit

Breakout: Covering the opioid crisis

4:50 — 5:35 p.m., Breakout C

Three local independent online news publishers will share their experiences in covering the opioid epidemic and advice for moving beyond the headlines about death and crime. Tom Sofield of Levittown Now in Pennsylvania and Denise Lockwood from the Racine County Eye in Wisconsin will talk about its impact on their communities, and Rose Hoban will talk about opioid-related policy coverage at her site, North Carolina Health News.