A year into living with Covid 19, it’s time to take stock of how well our media has served us. Have our national public broadcasters, like the BBC and Channel 4, given audiences the international perspective they’ve needed? And what kind of media do we need for a world where pandemics may become the norm? #covidcoverage.
Liliane Landor is Head of Foreign News at Channel 4 News. Before that she was Controller, Languages, BBCNews .She’s Arab British, Cuban mother, born in Lebanon, and speaks five languages. @lilo11
Vanessa Baird is a co-editor with New Internationalist magazine, which is a flat-structure co-operative, owned by its readers and regulated by Impress. She has recently worked on issues relating to Global Vaccine Equality and Democracy. @VanessaBNI
Indi Samarajiva is a writer based in Colombo. He has a lot of Sri Lankan
experience you wouldn’t know but now mainly yells westward.” @indica
CEO of Amref Health Africa UK @CamillaKPeebles, @Amref_UK.
Romilly Greenhill is ONE’s UK Director. She has had roles at the New Economics Foundation and ActionAid, and was a policy expert for the 2005 Make Poverty History campaign. She then moved to lead DFID’s work on aid transparency, and spent six years as a Senior Research Fellow and Team Leader at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), leading the institution’s work on development finance.