Fund available to counter misinformation on COVID-19 vaccine [Worldwide]

Posted on Jan 20, 2021 in COVID-19 Reporting

News organizations that seek to fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunization process can apply for funding.

The Google News Initiative has launched the COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund.

This US$3,000,000 fund is available for projects that demonstrate a clear potential to provide effective corrective tools and content to counterbalance COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. 

Selected projects will receive up to US$1,000.000. Priority will be given to collaborative, interdisciplinary projects. 

The deadline is Jan. 31.