Editorial: Reporters Without Borders calls Trump out on pandemic briefings

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Launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), “Tracker 19” is a tool made for an unprecedented global crisis. So named in reference not only to Covid-19 but also article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this project aims to evaluate the pandemic’s impacts on journalism. It will document state censorship and deliberate disinformation, and their impact on the right to reliable news and information. It will also make recommendations on how to defend journalism.

Congratulations, USA! We’ve made the Tracker 19 grade, courtesy of Dear Leader!!

April 8, 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on President Donald Trump to end the vicious attacks on reporters covering the White House’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. RSF also encourages news organizations to assess their live coverage of the COVID-19 briefings.

Please read the full article and perhaps peruse Tracker 19 to see what distinguished company we are among.

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