With all norms up for debate, news production and consumption must keep up

By Meera Selva I am writing this on a public holiday in the United Kingdom, on a weekend when patience with lockdown is fraying. Two of the main

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How this pandemic affects our journalists and journalism: a view from AFP

By Phil Chetwynd, Global News Director, Agence France-Presse The pandemic has challenged our journalists both mentally and physically. It has

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Supporting young journalists during Covid-19 lockdown

By Kate Riley Under normal circumstances, the John Schofield Trust would have spent April and May assessing applications for its face-to-face

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Covid-19 highlights need for better representation in news coverage and newsrooms

By Rachel Oldroyd CEO and Managing Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is glaringly apparent

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Domestic abuse during lockdown: it’s all about control, not Covid

    By Janey Starling “Stay home, stay safe” doesn’t work if your home has never been safe. For women trapped at home with violent

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95 percent of UK independent publishers receive no government support in lockdown

By Jonathan Heawood It is seven weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the United Kingdom into lockdown. Throughout this crisis,

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Preventing a Media Mental Health Crisis

By Hannah Storm, EJN Director (For Project Syndicate) LONDON – Nothing highlights the importance of reliable news quite like a crisis. And yet,

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Why does coronavirus also attack democracy’s airways?

By Kjersti Løken Stavrum At the very beginning of this year, democracy was shown to be on the decline. This conclusion is based on the figures in

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Covid-19 compounds Turkey’s press freedom woes

By Can Ertuna The Covid-19 pandemic caught the Turkish media off guard, against a backdrop of press freedom and quality journalism undermined by

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As press freedom suffers with Covid-19, journalists must look behind the masks of power

By Éva Bognár “A surgical mask with two thin elastic straps will likely become a symbol of the current crisis” – write the authors of a

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Balancing duty of care to the story and our staff during Covid-19

By Rachel Corp, Acting Editor, ITV News For an Editor running the news at a public service broadcaster like ITV, the coronavirus has been a

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How journalists covering Covid-19 can connect people, even when they can’t be together

By Polly Curtis There’s something very strange about reporting on the biggest story in the world, but not being able to leave the house to do it.

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