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Science journalists from the Global South offer tips to improve the coverage of COVID-19 and fight misinformation

December 27, 2021

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ Journalism Courses program is publishing a series of briefings written by science/health journalists who have offered best practices and insights on covering COVID-19 in five different regions of the Global South: Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab States, West Africa, Eastern Africa, and Southern Africa.

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Periodistas científicos del Sur Global ofrecen consejos para mejorar la cobertura sobre COVID-19 y combatir la desinformación

December 27, 2021

El programa Journalism Courses del Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas está publicando una serie de informes escritos por periodistas de ciencia y/o salud que han compartido mejores prácticas y conocimientos sobre la cobertura de COVID-19 en cinco regiones diferentes del Sur Global: América Latina y el Caribe, los Estados Árabes, África Occidental, […]

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Conseils pour couvrir les développements de COVID-19 en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient

December 26, 2021

Le journalisme approfondi devient plus important dans la région du Moyen-Orient et de l'Afrique du Nord, pour améliorer la compréhension du public arabe les effets complexes et interdépendants de la pandémie sur les communautés locales.

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Reporting on vaccination developments and low vaccination rates in Eastern Africa

December 23, 2021

Journalists in Eastern Africa have been navigating the challenges of covering the latest COVID-19 vaccination developments, which are complicated by a lack of access to information about them.

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إرشادات مهمة لتغطية تطورات جائحة كورونا في شمال إفريقيا والشرق الأوسط

December 22, 2021

أدخلت جائحة العالم في دوامة سريعة لا نهاية لها من الطوارئ، فكان على الجمهور والصحفيين على حد سواء مطاردة آخر الأخبار ومستجدات الفيروس طوال الوقت، غير أن ذلك منعنا من رؤية الغابة وراء الشجرة، حيث كان للوباء تأثيرات عميقة ضربت مختلف مناحي الحياة، من الصحة والتعليم إلى الوضعية الاقتصادية والسياسية، والتي لم تتكشف حقيقة حجمها سوى حديثا.

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Tips for covering COVID-19 developments in North Africa and the Middle East

December 22, 2021

In-depth journalism becomes more important in the Middle East and North Africa region to improve the Arab public's understanding of the complex and interrelated effects of the pandemic on local communities.

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Les pièges à éviter lors d’une conférence de presse sur le COVID-19

December 22, 2021

La crise sanitaire a permis de révéler que le public a soif d’une actualité scientifique, que le travail des journalistes est essentiel et qu’une information fiable, rigoureuse et non manipulée peut sauver des vies.

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Pitfalls to avoid when covering COVID-19 press conferences in West Africa

December 22, 2021

The global health crisis has revealed how the public is thirsty for science news, how the work of journalists is essential, and that reliable, rigorous and unmanipulated information can save lives.

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Le besoin et la cupidité: Rapport sur le COVID-19 en Afrique austral

December 22, 2021

Mia Malan, directrice exécutive et rédactrice en chef du Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud, déclare : "Si vous voulez faire un reportage significatif sur le COVID-19, il ne suffit pas de comprendrea la science."

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Need and greed: Reporting on COVID-19 in Southern Africa

December 22, 2021

Mia Malan, executive director and editor-in-chief at the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa, says: “If you want to report on COVID-19 in a meaningful way, it’s not good enough to just understand the science.”

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