The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming the information and media systems of every society it touches. Find out how Internews and our partners are responding.
COVID-19 Reporting Resources
Check out our resources and guides that provide tools for reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic including addressing misinformation, reporting while social distancing, and working with refugee communities.
We’ve established a network of 18 experienced journalism and media advisors from around the world to help partners navigate COVID-19.
Journalists Meeting the Challenge
Read all the latest Internews stories and updates related to the pandemic.
Hear from journalists around the world about how they are meeting the challenges of COVID-19.
Countering COVID-19 Misinformation Via WhatsApp: Evidence from Zimbabwe: A new study provides evidence that accurate information provided by a trusted social media source can improve knowledge, counter misinformation and encourage positive health behaviours.
The Listening Post Collective created “Editor-on-Call” to provide services and stretch the resources of community media partners in the US.
Internews' Earth Journalism Network is conducting webinars on the science of COVID-19 and journalism safety.
Internews2025, our organizational strategy, has been updated to reflect operations in the midst of the pandemic.
Internews has launched a Rapid Response Fund to support local journalism and help information providers continue to operate in increasingly dire economic conditions.
The Rapid Response Fund is currently closed; no applications received after May 28th will be considered in this round.
Update: Due to the very high number of applications we have received, we need more time to make decisions about grant finalists. If you applied, please be aware that no winners have been chosen yet. We will be making an announcement here by July 18. Please note we are unable to engage in direct correspondence on the fund.
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