- ‘Staying Safe While Reporting on COVID-19’: Join the Internews Earth Journalism Network on April 15th to discuss how journalists can stay physically safe while on assignment and mentally healthy while working remotely. Webinar in English. Register here. See more on Journalist safety below.
- Calling Cambodian journalists: Internews will host a webinar ‘COVID-19, getting the science right and distinguishing facts from rumors’ on April 17th in the Khmer language. Register here.
- Thai journalists: If you missed the recent Thai language media support webinar on how to respond to rumours and misinformation in the COVID-19 crisis, check out a recording of the Internews event here.
Safety is a big concern for many journalists working in this crisis. Internews has produced a new guide including considerations for journalists, freelancers, and newsrooms to keep safe in this crisis.
The Dart Centre Asia Pacific gives these tips from a psychologist for maintaining mental wellbeing as a journalist in this time, and provides advice for editors and chiefs of staff. While Reporters without Borders has released a tracker following the impact of COVID-19 on press freedoms.
Struggling with medical terminology? This week Translators without Borders (TWB) released a multilingual COVID-19 glossary in 11 languages. They also released this policy brief on the importance of using local languages when communicating about COVID-19.
Save the Children joined with TWB to translate an essential guide of 10 things you should know about COVID-19 and people with disabilities in Burmese, Hausa, Arabic, and Spanish, with more languages in the pipeline.
Journalists in Indonesia and Vietnam can now access Internews guidance for reporting clinical trials on anti-COVID-19 medicines and vaccines in Bahasa Indonesia and Vietnamese.
How is physical distancing working where you are? Social Science in Humanitarian Action recently published a report on attitudes and practices relating to physical distancing measures in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Evidence Aid has compiled an evidence collection containing more than 90 summaries of systematic reviews relevant to COVID-19 listing what works, what doesn’t and what’s uncertain. Many of these have been translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.