Fiji Sun : 2020-05-03

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17 FIJI SUN | SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2020 | FIJISUN.COM.FJ | PAGE COMMEMORAT­ION He said this year’s commemorat­ion was particular­ly significan­t in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that had brought unpreceden­ted challenges. “We are all treading on unknown territory and it has been a learning process for everyone,” Mr Simpson said. “It’s clear that the pandemic has brought on a massive ‘infodemic’, especially on social media, often causing widespread panic, increased anxiety and confusion. “This is why a strong, independen­t, and thriving press corp is vital to inform the public in a meaningful and measured way.” SOURCE OF INFORMATIO­N Photo: Message on ‘World Press Freedom Day’ COMPILED BY: WATI TALEBULA Fiji Sun Vinaka vaka levu Vinaka vakalevu

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