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Oito jornais brasileiros publicam informe publicitário com informações falsas sobre o tratamento da COVID-19. Arte: Jeff Nascimento (@jnascim)

Brazilian newspapers under pressure for publishing ad that promotes unproven COVID-19 treatments

At least eight Brazilian newspapers published an advertorial in which an obscure association of doctors defends the adoption of a so-called 'early treatment' of COVID-19, whose benefit is not scientifically proven. The decision of the newspaper companies to open space, albeit an advertising one, for the transmission of false information about the pandemic generated criticism.

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Digital hub aims to unite stakeholders from Latin America and the Caribbean in fight against disinformation around COVID-19

The overwhelming amount of information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the equally staggering levels of false information, led UNESCO and fact-checkers in Latin America and the Caribbean to create a digital hub to combat disinformation.

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Radio Ucamara fights COVID-19 from the Peruvian jungle while revitalizing the Kukama language and culture

Despite the fact that community stations stopped broadcasting in this pandemic, Radio Ucamara, at 98.7 FM, continued with its mission of revitalizing and recovering the Kukama language and culture.

Knight Center webinar convenes global experts to discuss COVID-19 vaccines coverage, science & distribution

“For the past year, journalists from around the world have found themselves covering the biggest story of their lifetime. A global immunization effort is now underway, and journalists are now challenged and given the opportunity to cover the multidimensional aspects of the vaccine."

O painel reuniu os jornalistas científicos André Biernath, do Brasil; Federico Kukso, da Argentina; Kai Kupferschmidt, da Alemanha; e Yves Sciama, da França. A moderação foi de Maryn McKenna.

Vaccine delays, politics and disinformation: obstacles in Latin America in the coverage of vaccines against COVID-19

The webinar "COVID-19 vaccine coverage: What journalists need to know" brought together science journalists to discuss the challenges of vaccine coverage and immunization campaigns against COVID-19.

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Momarundu’ỹ oikóva ha oiko’ỹva jehecha añetépa COVID-19 aja: Centro Knight oroguatáva mbo’esyry pyahu yvytu pepo rehe ha oñehepyme’ỹva eñemboheraguapy

Sa suáma oḡuahẽ ko yvy ári mbegue mbeguépe hasýva COVID-19gui ha ohasáma mokõi sua omanóva ichugui, Centro Knight Texas Mbo’ehaovusu ha UNESCO ñeipytyvõme omoḡuahẽ tekombo’e yvytu pepo rehe ikatúvo ñarairõ mba’asy ruvicha aja mba’asy vaive ha’éva “momarandu’ỹ”.

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Here’s a multilingual list of resources for journalists covering the COVID-19 vaccines

As an extension of this training, our partners at UNESCO and the World Health Organization have helped us compile a robust list of resources for journalists covering COVID-19 and vaccines, available below.

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Let’s create a fact-checking army in Latin America and the Caribbean, says instructor of Knight Center’s next MOOC

Brazilian journalist Cristina Tardáguila wants to build a global army of fact-checkers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Knight Center to host webinar on COVID-19 vaccines coverage, in partnership with UNESCO & WHO

The Knight Center is holding a free webinar aimed at helping journalists deepen their understanding and coverage of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Peruvian professors create multimedia report telling the stories of men who found refuge from the pandemic in a bullring

With a podcast, book of crónicas with thoughtful photographs and a mini-documentary in Spanish with an English version, the publishing house of the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC, for its acronym in Spanish) tried to portray the dignity of eleven men by telling their stories.