Keeping informed

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, we have compiled a list of vital resources, sources, public media content and best practices for the public, journalists and media workers alike

Use the links below to browse recommended content. The Public Media Alliance will continue to update this page regularly with more information and resources.

The resources below are split into four sections: resources for journalists and media workers, useful sources for the general publicchildren’s content and funding opportunities.

Use the tabs on the right hand side of the page to jump between sections.

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One last thing! As many journalists adapt to working from home, we’ve started pulling together resources and recommendations for the best practices for remote broadcasting. How have you been broadcasting remotely during the pandemic? Share your suggestions, tips and advice with us!

Updated: October 2021

Featured Resource

PMA member CBC/Radio-Canada has made available its internal guides about how best to work during the coronavirus pandemic. The guides includes best practice for employees and managers, with advice on how best to work from home and in the field.

Our thanks to CBC/Radio-Canada for making these available.

The guides are available as PDF’s below and are available in both French and English.

The Public Media Alliance team have also collated essential resources and guides for journalists and media workers covering protests around the world. These resources are applicable to all protests, with a particular emphasis on coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be accessed here: Staying Safe: Tools and resources for reporting on protests.

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