The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on most if not all persons across the globe. At the forefront of these unprecedented times are journalists who have been tasked with keeping their public informed with accurate and timely information.
During the pandemic there has been a dangerous trend of misinformation permeating social media (UNESCO) and journalists are facing the daunting tasks of combatting this “fake news”.
The Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) commissioned this survey to get an understanding of the challenges and issues that journalists face in general and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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