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The pandemic cannot become a ‘media extinction event’: UN Secretary-General

Over the past year it has become evident that efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic have been undermined by a concurrent global “infodemic.” It has also become clear that public interest media have become more needed and yet more threatened than ever. Click here to watch a special panel discussion organized in cooperation with the philanthropic organization Luminate. The discussion explored the roles of public interest media, technology platforms and global institutions such as the United Nations, one year into the infodemic.