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Investigate press coverage of Covid-19 outbreak as part of any public inquiry

Submitted by Nadia Cenci on Monday 15th February 2021

Published on Monday 22nd February 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 22nd August 2021

Current Signatures: 1,130
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Armed Forces ~ country ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Government ~ It ~ Media ~ NHS ~ opposition ~ Outbreak ~ Stories ~ The Government ~ Time ~ UK

Petition Action

Investigate press coverage of Covid-19 outbreak as part of any public inquiry

Petition Details

We feel that some of the media has not conducted itself in a way that was helpful into reducing deaths and cases of covid in the UK and we feel their role and behaviour during this time must be included in the analysis of all decisions made and of the effect it had on outcomes.

Additional Information

The country needed to have a combined effort of the government, opposition, NHS, armed forces, volunteers and main stream media.
We feel much of the media was detrimental to the number of lives at risk of dying by misinformation, half stories, harassment and causing confusion. An investigation into their behaviour should be included in any public inquiry to change behaviour for the future safety of the nation.


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