Information Saves Lives: Rapid Response Fund Application Guidelines
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.
Read more: https://internews.org/information-saves-lives-rapid-response-fund-application-guidelines-and-form?fbclid=IwAR0cT3KLBspKz9OKr0RzlVaBZPR_6L_qrx9S6pLx8_hG6ibnPAqJm-ZCsgI
See here for guidelines and applications in Arabic, French, Spanish and Russian
COVID-19 & GBV: What’s tech got to do with it?
COVID-19 & GBV: WHAT’S TECH GOT TO DO WITH IT?
Tuesday 26 May ICT4D Online Meetup:
COVID19 Lockdowns, Domestic Violence, and the Potential Role of Tech
Each speaker will present for 12-15 minutes before we open up for questions from the audience. The event will occur on Zoom but you must register to attend the event via this Meetup link: https://www.meetup.com/London-ICT4D/events/270727023/
Promoting coronavirus education through indigenous languages
The virALLanguages initiative is working with local community leaders around the world to share basic COVID-19 health information via audio and video through the use of “proverbs, metaphors and diverse rhetorical strategies” to speakers of minority languages.
Read more: https://globalvoices.org/2020/05/11/promoting-coronavirus-education-through-indigenous-languages/?fbclid=IwAR1jKfMxW9nEN4O2ppzutQKtWi4VnANfwlQ0K_IkthkTJMu7VwEERJTfaPQ
“Immune to Evidence”: How Dangerous Coronavirus Conspiracies Spread
Conspiratorial videos and websites about COVID-19 are going viral. Here’s how one of the authors of “The Conspiracy Theory Handbook” says you can fight back. One big takeaway: Focus your efforts on people who can hear evidence and think rationally.
Read more: https://www.propublica.org/article/immune-to-evidence-how-dangerous-coronavirus-conspiracies-spread?fbclid=IwAR01JrSvAuAUWUL11xAs-ItOM42Erppt2qHRL6AaN4IdZ9ttgNfenfGfORo
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