About Joshua @Josh_Barrage
Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joshua’s Recent Stories
Arts May 05Writer Paolo Giordano on why outbreaks are ‘mathematical emergencies’
The "How Contagion Works" author and scientist explains how math helps us better understand the sacrifices and distancing measures put in place during the pandemic.
Arts May 0118 librarian-approved books for kids of all ages
Libraries may be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but many summer reading programs are still on. Here are some titles that librarians hope kids will enjoy while they’re at home during the crisis.
Arts Apr 23Chalk art reminds us that the pandemic won’t last forever
Artists and amateurs alike are using the pavement to connect, advertise and communicate during a period of isolation most of us haven't experienced before.
Science Apr 22Why Jane Goodall says human disregard for nature led to the coronavirus pandemic
“We are all interconnected,” the famed primatologist, and a leading voice in conservation efforts, told the PBS NewsHour. “And if we don’t get that lesson from this pandemic, then maybe we never will.”…
Arts Apr 17Artists design messages of hope and gratitude across NYC
The hope is that, in artists’ hands, these messages won’t lose their impact as weeks go by and the crisis is still ongoing.
Arts Apr 15Famous paintings come to life in these quarantine works of art
Visiting museums to experience art in person is not an option in the era of social distancing. These creatives are staging their own art works at home.
Nation Apr 10WATCH: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives coronavirus update
Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported that coronavirus deaths in New York jumped by 777 in one day. Meanwhile, the number of people hospitalized is growing far less than last week, a possible sign the outbreak in New York is peaking.
Nation Apr 10WATCH: New Jersey governor gives coronavirus update
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy spoke about the latest coronavirus updates for New Jersey. Watch his remarks…
Nation Apr 10WATCH: Connecticut governor gives coronavirus update
Lamont is expected to speak at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
World Apr 10WATCH: WHO provides update on coronavirus cases
Officials for the World Health Organization are scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. ET. Watch their remarks here.