Assessing the Role of News Media in the Global COVID-19 Crisis
From 18:00 CET - 17.00 BST - 12.00 EST
The Webinar will be hosted by the International Media Association for Peace (IMAP), a project of the Universal Peace Federation, and will feature leading media professionals from our Region.
Every nation faces continued lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and massive health challenges and economic systems have stalled or teeter on the edge of a major collapse. During this civilization-level crisis, the media has played a vital role as a source of reliable information for billions of citizens. Information shared by mainstream and social media has been of paramount importance, not only for medical professionals but also for governments, our business environment, essential institutions and thousands of NGOs, which provide infrastructures to save lives of affected people. [...]