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The Financial Express

Govt deploys officials to monitor TV coverage of coronavirus

Published: March 26, 2020 17:43:10 | Updated: March 26, 2020 20:47:22


Govt deploys officials to monitor TV coverage of coronavirus

The government has assigned 15 officials to monitor the coverage of the coronavirus outbreak by 30 private television channels in an effort to curb rumours and fake news about the disease.

The information ministry issued a notice on the government’s move on Wednesday.

The coverage of the outbreak by online publishers will also come under the surveillance, reports bdnews24.com.

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