With the increasing false information amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication published a series of media literacy videos to help Filipino students become more discerning of news they read or watch and to demand better journalism.
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Even if this sounds nebulous, journalistic outputs are inherently biased for the truth. Journalists are therefore expected to use as sources of information the experts (i.e., truth-tellers) instead of “fake news” peddlers.
In the fourth episode of Bulatlatan, community doctor Dr. Gene Nisperos debunked the many narratives peddled by government officials regarding COVID-19 pandemic.
“Just because he is the president does not mean you don’t need to fact-check his claims.”