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16 FIJI SUN | SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2020 | FIJISUN.COM.FJ | PAGE FREE JAILED JOURNALIST­S RETALIATIO­N AGAINST MEDIA ACCURATE INFORMATIO­N, A LIFE AND DEATH ISSUE He added that under the current circumstan­ces, those decisions can make the difference between life and death. “As the pandemic spreads, it has also given rise to a second pandemic of misinforma­tion, from harmful health advice to wild conspiracy theories,” he said. “The press provides the antidote: verified, scientific, fact-based news and analysis.” As the COVID-19 crisis has deepened, both the UN chief and the World Health Organisati­on (WHO) MEDIA PROVIDES FACTS; HOLDS LEADERS TO ACCOUNT ■ ■ ■ ■ ■

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