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Kenyan journalists report that some families in rural areas of Kenya share masks, not realizing that one member of the family could then infect all the others with COVID-19. Others believe conspiracy theories, including that the virus is all a myth to inflate government funds.
Staff at one of Internews’ smallest community radio partners in Tanzania say they are delighted to see their hard work recognized in a prestigious survey by the University of Dar es Salaam and Zurich University of Science.
“We need more discussions like this so that more journalists will have a better understanding about renewable energy, and therefore, we will have more coverage about it in the mass media.” —FRISKA KALIA, KBR Radio, following an Editor’s Forum in Indonesia on Renewable Energy
By Alakok Mayombo, Internews Senior Media Trainer
Drawing entries from more than half the regions of Ukraine, a recent contest awarded cash prizes to ordinary people who could spot disinformation or misinformation in news surrounding COVID-19.