Announcing the longlist for Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020

We are thrilled to reveal the 12 entries selected for the longlist!

The breadth, quality and originality of the entries was overwhelming. Selected from 400 entries across 68 countries, the stories showcase the exceptional work of journalists and filmmakers reporting on the impact of the pandemic all over the world. Shining a light on underreported challenges, uncovering crucial investigations and highlighting local heroes.

A huge congratulations to each of the longlisted entries. The final shortlist will be selected by our panel of expert judges and the winner announced on October 22.

Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020 Longlist:

Bullet and the Virus | BBC Africa

Coronavirus by Air: The spread of Covid-19 in the Middle East | BBC News Arabic

Coronavirus in Iraq adds to Yazidi community’s trauma | Middle East Eye

How are you doing? | Afroqueer Podcast

How coronavirus hit Aden: A Yemeni doctor’s diary | The New Humanitarian

India’s Comfort Food Tells the Story of Its Pandemic | The Atlantic

Indigenous Colombians Take on Armed Groups – and Coronavirus | Al Jazeera

Lack of oxygen leaves patients in Africa gasping for air | TBIJ

Live-streaming helped China’s farmers survive the pandemic. It’s here to stay | MIT Technology Review

Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown | 101 East, Al Jazeera English

Our Iranian Lockdown | The Guardian

The chaos of Shramik trains repeats the poor planning that marked India’s pandemic response | The Caravan


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