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My community accesses to reliable information mostly through television. The dissemination of fake news through whatsapp audios and text messages caused distrust. Clear, visual national platforms online like Polígrafo (https://poligrafo.sapo.pt/) do fact-checking and publish it on instagram, facebook and website but only people with access to social networks and that care for fact-checking use it. Their journalists are independent and directly endorsed to a nationally known news website (https://www.sapo.pt/). 

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National and international news updated at minute online (https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/mundo/covid-19-a-situacao-ao-minuto-do-novo-coronavirus-no-pais-e-no-mundo_e1213712


Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I searched for graphic images and other resources of reliable information to publish online and help my community. Order of Pharmacists recommendations on certifying information 

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

I found platforms like openideo to share national insight and be aware of other creative and well-hearted solutions to the same problems around the world

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

How are countries at war being affected with COVID-19? What is the refugees's situation? How will countries bond and work together when underdeveloped countries reach the death percentages western countries are reaching? 

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

Older people access to reliable information and security advices through television's news, but the ones who don't own smartphones or don't have a present family to call to are even more isolated than they were before. I believe we should be designing accurate visual information for internet user's, from the young to the old, as well as non-digital strategies specially for the eld. Older people are even more isolated than they were before.


What is your current profession?

Designer

In what city are you located?

Amadora (Lisbon)

In what country are you located?

Portugal

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