With panic and rumours around COVID-19 virus taking centrestage, the need to find trustworthy and accurate public health information has become more urgent than ever.Read more
Irene Scott, Internews project director, discusses the need and process for tracking, analyzing and responding to rumours and misinformation surrounding COVID-19, with ANC News in the Philippines.
Amidst the polarizing public distrust, aided and abated by misinformation, threats to press freedom take on a new dimension as journalists face challenges in their coverage of COVID-19.
Join an online panel discussion aboutÂ the media's performance during the Covid-19 pandemic, hosted by Academy of Ideas.
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Speaking to the importance of independent media and free expression, Internews President and CEO Jeanne Bourgault testified today before the Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations of the US House Committee on Appropriations.
In an information climate as complex as that surrounding the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, local media has a vital role to play in communicating with communities, providing timely, accurate and trustworthy information, as well as channels for gathering and addressing feedback from