Cómo las salas de redacción sin fines de lucro fueron pioneras en cubrir a profundidad temas de salud

Cuando la pandemia de COVID-19 empezó, los editores se apresuraron a reunir equipos para cubrir la crisis. Un paso adelante estaban los medios que ya se dedicaban a investigar la salud como un tema que sabía cómo generar y construir redes de expertos en salud pública y vacunas y, lo que es más importante, cómo investigar tanto la ciencia como la política detrás de la respuesta a la pandemia.

How Nonprofit Newsrooms Pioneered In-Depth Healthcare Coverage Before the Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last year, editors scrambled to rapidly assemble teams to cover the crisis. Steps ahead were the outlets already dedicated to investigating health as a subject who knew how to source and build networks of public health and vaccine experts, and crucially, how to investigate both the science and the politics behind the pandemic response. 

Tips for Investigating COVID-19 in Africa

Africa’s investigative journalists are playing a critical role in unpacking the continent’s expanding pandemic and have already snapped some governments out of their early complacency on COVID-19 preparedness. However, amid warnings about the potential impact of the virus on the continent’s 1.1 billion citizens, four leading African journalists shared strategies for coverage in this critical time in a webinar attended by reporters from 57 countries.