Technology Salon in the Tech in the Time of Coronavirus series to discuss how we can be communicating vital information at such a difficult time.
It kicks off with short talks from:
Benjamin Kumpf, Head of Innovation, UK DFID
Nicola Harford, Managing Director, iMedia Associates
Rex Chapota, Regional Program Manager, East and Southern Africa, Farm Radio
The Internews Information Saves Lives Rapid Response Fund is accepting applications from media outlets, organizations and individuals who are working to provide local language journalism and other forms of public information related to the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts.
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is pleased to partner with Facebook Journalism Project on a training program that allows journalists across the Middle East and North Africa to produce high-quality and engaging stories that shine a light on life in refugee camps at this time of the coronavirus pandemic. The program equips journalists with the skills, resources, and technical support needed to produce compelling reports that surface underreported stories from refugee camps across countries with large refugee communities such as Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq. With an emphasis on the direct and indirect consequences of COVID-19 on an already struggling community. The goal is to ensure that this vulnerable community is not forgotten during the global pandemic.