22 January 2022
A new multilingual webinar for journalists reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic is just around the corner.
“Variants, vaccines and medications: What journalists need to know to improve COVID-19 coverage” will be held on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. U.S. Central Time (GMT -6).
During three one-hour panels, health and science experts and journalists from different regions around the world, including representatives of the World Health Organization, will discuss professional challenges on reporting on COVID-19, inequitable access of information, and ever-evolving data regarding COVID-19; mutations and variants of the virus; and global contexts for journalists covering new developments around the pandemic.
This webinar is organized by the University of Texas at Austin’s Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with UNESCO, funded by the World Health Organization and UNESCO’s Multi-Donor Programme on Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists. The main goal of this multilingual webinar is to help journalists around the world cope with the evolving COVID-19 crises coverage.