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Viral Lies: Misinformation and the Coronavirus   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Introduction: "This paper sets out ARTICLE 19's position on freedom of expression issues impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. It describes international standards on the right to freedom of expression and information especially in relation to the right to health. It highlights the key role played by these rights in the development and implementation of effective public health strategies. The briefing details several challenges to freedom of expression and information during the current COVID-19 crisis and makes recommendations to state and other actors, notably the media and social media platforms."

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2020-03
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Article 19
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Article 19: https://www.article19.org/
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