5 January 2021 – Caroline Nursey

Responsible media in a pandemic

Are the media as important as a vaccine?

During times of Covid, the media has been both a source of life saving information and – through both main stream and social media – the promulgator of ‘fake news’. Caroline will look at how this has played out in parts of Africa and Asia and how Media Action has been trying to help local media address this.

Caroline Nursey

Caroline Nursey OBE, joined BBC Media Action – the BBC’s international development charity – as Chief Executive Officer in 2009 following a decade working around the world with Oxfam GB. Caroline is a Quaker – as well as a passionate London bee keeper - and her faith has shaped her career and life.