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COVID-19 media surveillance - 11 June 2020

This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.

Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media coverage showing large clusters of news reports.
Geolocations mentioned in coronavirus media coverage showing large clusters of news reports.
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This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.

It is created with the Europe Media Monitor (EMM).

The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.

Headlines

Twitter

The following news were found among the most mentioned/retweeted items:

  • "White House goes quiet on coronavirus as outbreak spikes again across the U.S. It’s been more than a month since the White House halted its daily coronavirus task force briefings" (politico)
  • "Widespread mask-wearing could prevent COVID-19 second waves: study" (reuters)
  • "Fauci underscores concerns about protests spreading coronavirus" (thehill)
  • "Donald Trump’s corruption is killing Americans. The government’s coronavirus response is just another example of quid pro quo." (motherjones)
  • "Voting machines and coronavirus force long lines on Georgia voters" (ajc)
  • "Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker" (nytimes)

The most mentioned English sources were Politico, Reuters, Vox, the New York Times and the Washington Post.

RT (Spanish version), El Diario, Infobae and El Confidencial, and Le Monde and Le Parisien were among the most mentioned Spanish and French sources, respectively.

Extracted Quotes

Anthony Fauci (URSA, NIAID Director):

"The issue of physical separation is important. Masks can help, but it’s masks plus physical separation, and when you get congregations like we saw with the demonstrations, like we have said — myself and other health officials — that’s taking a risk"; "Unfortunately, what we’re seeing now is just an example of the kinds of things we were concerned about".

Fact Check

Fact checked: health-related claims

  • Indian fact checkers debunk claims that the Health Department of the Government of Punjab of Pakistan has called for an immediate ban on poultry due to the presence of “deadly coronavirus” in it (thelogicalindian).
  • Fact checkers debunk claims that inhaling hot steam and drinking hot tea four times a day cure COVID-19 (vishvasnews).

Fact checked: downplaying COVID-19

  • Fact checkers debunk claims that the mortality rate of COVID-19 is negligible, compared to that of other diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer or that of traffic accidents (stopfake).

Fact checked: anti-China narratives

  • Fact checkers debunk US President Donald Trump’s claims that China “stopped it [the coronavirus] cold” from spreading from Wuhan to other parts of China “but they didn’t stop it cold from coming to the United States, Europe and the rest of the world”, reporting that China did not stop the coronavirus from spreading from Wuhan, where it originated, to other parts of China (factcheck).
  • Fact checkers debunk claims that Germany sent a bill of 149 billion euros to China for the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, reporting that the bill was mocked up by a German tabloid newspaper and the German government had nothing to do with it (aosfatos).

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11 junio 2020