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How a team led by a journalist is fighting coronavirus misinformation in the Filipino community | Poynter

By Amaris Castillo
December 1, 2020

Last year, Leezel Tanglao traveled to the Philippines as part of an immersion program from the Filipino Young Leaders Program, a nonprofit organization of leaders that aims to advance the Southeast Asian country and the Filipino community. Tanglao, a HuffPost senior editor, and a dozen or so professionals of Filipino descent were introduced to government officials and community organizations while there.

The group volunteered themselves to combat false claims about the coronavirus in the Filipino community. Tanglao, the sole journalist in the group, was appointed the chair of FYLPRO’s COVID-19 task force and the brainstorming began.

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Source: How a team led by a journalist is fighting coronavirus misinformation in the Filipino community – Poynter

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