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COVID-19 Related Resources

UNESCO: Stressing the importance of the safety of journalists amid the COVID-19 pandemic

UNESCO: Resource Center of Responses to COVID-19

UNESCO: Information Sharing and Countering Disinformation

UNESCO: Disinformation: a silent weapon in times of pandemic

UNESCO: Tips to face disinformation

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public — Myth busters

Coronavirus media observatory — worldwide media, advanced visualizations and more
Launched by the International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence in Slovenia under the auspices of UNESCO, this site provides global and national news updates based on a selection of media entities with open online news. Emerging trends related to COVID-19 in specific countries and around the world are revealed.

About the Observance

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Safety Guide for Journalists

A handbook for reporters in high-risk environments

UNESCO and RSF's safety guide aims at providing guidelines and practical advice for all those who risk their lives to bring information to the public. The handbook includes a useful chapter on safety precautions for journalists when covering epidemics.