Journalists can submit audio stories on the impact of disinformation on ordinary lives to this program.
Independent journalism podcast On Spec is commissioning three, 30-minute, character-driven stories on the topic of disinformation. Suggested topics include disinformation around climate change, the novel coronavirus and women’s rights.
Those interested must submit a 250-word pitch, covering how the reporter has a personal connection to the topic. Selected pitches will receive US$1,000 each to develop the story.
Pitches will not be accepted from Hong Kong, India, Russia and Turkey, which have already been featured in the program.
The deadline is Aug. 15.