Covid-19 and Journalism

European Federation of Journalists - May 2nd, 2020

“We hope that Mr Désir’s appeal will be heard by the OSCE participating States,” reacted the EFJ General Secretary Ricardo Gutiérrez. “Governments must take action urgently. Our sector needs emergency recovery packages to protect the jobs of journalists and media workers, to support companies and to fund public service media through this crisis. States must consider the media sector as a vital one. Journalism can save lives. The media sector needs governments to provide vital support by taking extraordinary measures.”

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