Responding to COVID-19 Information Pollution

Responding to COVID-19 Information Pollution

June 2, 2020

This note is intended to provide practical guidance to UNDP Country Offices on how to design effective rapid responses to information pollution and how to situate those in longer-term approaches.  As such it provides both immediately practicable intervention approaches as well as longer-term programmatic considerations.  Specifically, the note aims to provide:

1.     Key definitions and common terminology

2.     Options for immediate to short-term initiatives to counter Information pollution

3.     Guidance for long-term strategies

4.     Policy recommendations

5.     Useful resources and resource hubs