RSF launches coronavirus pandemic media freedom tracker

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RSF's #Tracker_19 ... documenting state censorship and deliberate disinformation. Image: RSF

Pacific Media Watch

Launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), “Tracker 19” is a tool made for an unprecedented global crisis.

So named in reference not only to Covid-19 but also article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this project aims to evaluate the pandemic’s impacts on global journalism.

It will document state censorship and deliberate disinformation, and their impact on the right to reliable news and information.

It will also make recommendations on how to defend journalism.

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