Stories about the drive to find the right vaccine and vaccinate the world’s population dominate media coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic. This free online course helps journalists to investigate the science, understand vaccine hesitancy and debunk the myths.
As we face a global crisis, we have worked hard to make our pandemic online courses – in safety, content and verification – available in a range of other languages so journalists across the world can benefit.
These are unprecedented times and we will continue to work with journalists around the world to ensure they get their reporting right.
Yen Duong, a photojournalist from Vietnam, talks about safety and setting priorities when covering the pandemic.
Monique Mortlock from South Africa says it's important not to forget informed consent and the dignity of those we interview.
Gisella Rodriguez from Ecuador says it's important to tease out the empathy and emphasise the humanity in data.
Yusuf Omar, from Hashtag Our Stories, looks at explainer journalism and creating stories through user-generated content.
Italian photographer, Marco Panzetti, discusses personal responsibility and adapting your journalism.
Waad Al Kateab from Syria, who filmed from a Covid-19 ward in a UK hospital, looks at safety and moving beyond scare stories.
Marco Panzetti on what went wrong with the media's early coronavirus coverage in Italy and avoiding alarmism.
Asad Pabani, a journalist and producer from Pakistan, talks about using journalism to contribute to public good.
Viasen Soobramoney from South Africa, talks fighting fake news and the importance of verification during an infodemic.
Damilola Banjo, a journalist from Nigeria, stresses the need to tackle misinformation around the pandemic.
Yusuf Omar says it's all about tools and not rules as he gives his tops five tips on creating content on a smartphone.
Some tips on putting your best face forward during a video conference call, and other mobile phone hacks, part of our learning series for covering stories in the Covid-19 pandemic.
A short guide for journalists on coping with the stress and emotional impact when covering the Covid-19 pandemic due to its unremitting nature.
Even in a time of coronavirus lockdowns, self-isolation and social distancing, there's a story to tell. Here's our guide to filming yourself and your work with a smartphone. More languages here.
Assessing potential danger is the key to minimising risk to conduct your work safely. This is a short guide to help you stay safe when covering Covid-19.