For the past six months, journalists have been on the frontline of reporting on the covid-19 pandemic. They had to quickly adapt to new rules, safety protocols, lockdown measures or travel bans. Some had to transform their homes and did all the reporting without stepping outside. Others added personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitisers to their journalistic arsenal and went to the field.
What was happening in the journalists’ heads when they were working on stories from all over the world? How much was left unseen and how did the covid-19 situation influence their reporting and their work in general?