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Gov’t dependency challenges news coverage, journ profs’ study shows

Gov’t dependency challenges news coverage, journ profs’ study shows

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by KAREN RENEE S. NOGOY and MATTHEW DAVE A. JUCOM   THE RELIANCE of journalists on government for information challenged the news coverage in the new normal, according to a study by UST journalism professors presented on Friday in a research conference. The study “Reporting in the New Normal: The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Journalism (Perspective from South and Southeast Asia)” by Felipe Salvosa II, journalism program coordinator, and Asst. Prof. Christian Esguerra in collaboration with Global Risk Journalism Hub found that among 175 respondents, the Philippines (91 percent) and India (87 percent) highly agreed that they depend on the government for information.  “We have been reduced to interviewing mostly via [online conferencing platforms]. If you watched the Ma...