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Stateside: COVID-19’s economic impact; misinformation on social media; religious services cancelled

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Mike Mozart
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The Big Three auto companies are rolling back operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, Ford and GM asked those workers who can, to work from home.

Today on Stateside, the Big Three auto companies are rolling back operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. What does that mean for the state's economy? Plus, we talk to faith leaders about how they are guiding their congregants during the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

What the novel coronavirus outbreak means for Michigan’s economy

Stateside’s conversation with Charley Ballard

  • Charley Ballard is a professor of economics at Michigan State University.

Social media during COVID-19: How to sort the good information from the bad

Stateside’s conversation with Cliff Lampe and Vincent Duffy

  • Cliff Lampe is a professor at the University of Michigan's School of Information.
  • Vincent Duffy is Michigan Radio's news director. 

Michigan tribal governments prep for coronavirus — brace for impact on casinos and workers

Interlochen Public Radio’s Kaye LaFond reports

  • Interlochen Public Radio’s Kaye LaFond has more on how some tribal governments in Michigan are preparing to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Faith leaders talk about guiding congregants through COVID-19 and uncertain times

Stateside's conversations with Kassem Ali, Linda Stephan, and Josh Whinston

  • Kassem Ali is the executive administrator of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn.
  • Linda Stephan is a pastor at Williamston United Methodist Church.
  • Rabbi Josh Whinston is rabbi at Temple Beth Emeth in Ann Arbor.
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