COVID-19 and the Media: A Pandemic of Paradoxes

As journalists on the frontline have supplied essential live-saving information to massively expanded audiences in need of reporting they could trust, advertising revenues have collapsed, leaving public interest media struggling to survive.

The report features interviews with journalists from Colombia, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and Ukraine about the challenges created by the pandemic and case studies showcasing success stories from independent media outlets in Pakistan, the Philippines, Somalia and Zimbabwe.

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2021 Colombia, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Zimbabwe International Media Support Macleod, H. case study/ies, report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 2 corona, covid-19, freedom of information, infodemic, public interest media Download/link