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Fighting misinformation and defending free expression during COVID-19

Access Now releases “Fighting misinformation and defending free expression during COVID-19: recommendations for states While misinformation, disinformation, and state-sponsored propaganda are not unique to COVID-19, in the context of an unprecedented health crisis, these phenomena have posed a serious risk to public health as well as public action The world ...

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न्यूज मीडिया और अपराध

– डॉ वर्तिका नन्दा तस्वीरें बहुत कुछ कहती हैं। तस्वीरें बिना शब्दों के भी हकीकत बयान करने की ताकत रखती हैं। यही तस्वीरें जब चलने-फिरने लगती हैं और बतियाती हैं तो इनकी ताकत को कुछ और पंख मिल जाते हैं। इलेक्ट्रॉनिक मीडिया के आने के बाद यही हुआ है। पंखों ...

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10 tips for journalists covering COVID-19

By TAYLOR MULCAHEY It’s a journalist’s duty to clearly and responsibly communicate reliable information to the general public. During a global health crisis, like the one we face now with the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, this role becomes ever more critical. “There is so ...

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Media Diversity and Digital Age: “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU ALL THE TIME”

Prof. Subhash Dhuliya =============== Democracies thrive on well-informed public opinion which demands free media and free flow of information. The digital age was expected to facilitate information empowerment of masses but the opposite has occurred. The initial phase of digital revolution provided diverse sources of news and information and an ...

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How fact-checkers are fighting coronavirus misinformation ?

Cristina Tardáguila Associate Director of the International Fact-checking Network “COVID–19 is the biggest challenge fact checkers have ever faced,” says Cristina Tardáguila, from the #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance Cristina Tardáguila is the Associate Director of the International Fact-checking Network (IFCN), a unit of the Poynter Institute created in 2015 and dedicated to ...

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What will the coronavirus pandemic mean for the business of news?

Rasmus Nielsen Advertising revenues are taking a massive blow. Some local publishers say they are down by 50%, some national titles by 30%. Online advertising revenues are further challenged by advertisers blacklisting coronavirus-related stories and by some platforms at least temporarily demonetizing coronavirus-related content ======================================================================= “A lot of news media ...

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How to Produce Effective TV News?

Alok Verma 1. The Lead Story—Capturing Viewer’s Interest What makes a story interesting varies. It may be dramatic spot news. It could be an emotional look at what happened to someone. It can be unusual. It may interesting simply because it is important to a large number of people. The ...

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