Toolkits & Publications

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COVID-19 Rumor Bulletins

May 8, 2020
Reports & Surveys

Internews is working with Translators without Borders and Standby Task Force to collect and analyze rumours and misinformation related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease. Data is being collected in six languages from social media posts.

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Reporting on Rumors: Is the COVID-19 Virus Airborne?

May 8, 2020
Toolkit & Curriculum

There are numerous posts on social media, in many languages, concerned that SARS-Co-V2 could be an ‘airborne’ virus. But what is an airborne virus and what do we know about COVID-19 and its ability to survive and spread in the air?

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COVID-19: Tools for News Reporting during Social Distancing

May 8, 2020
Toolkit & Curriculum

With many workplaces in semi or total lockdown in response to COVID-19, many journalists are adjusting to the new reality of working from home. This affects the way journalists report on their communities. How do we ensure that community voices are still at the center of reporti...

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In the Loop: Refugee Voices Bulletin

April 15, 2020
Reports & Surveys

“In The Loop” is a bi-weekly data-driven humanitarian feedback newsletter, produced to inform organizations and local authorities delivering services to refugees, returnees and host communities in Dadaab, Kakuma and Kolobeyei informal settlements.

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Your Safety as a Journalist Reporting COVID-19

April 13, 2020
Toolkit & Curriculum

“First do no harm” is a basic principle in medicine, and of course in journalism too. For a journalist covering COVID-19, it should read: First do no harm – to yourself. Also, do no harm to others.

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