Zoya Sheftalovich is a contributing editor of the POLITICO news website and the editor of its Brussels and London Playbooks. She was born in Ukraine, before moving to Australia as part of the post-Soviet diaspora in the early 1990s. Zoya has written about her experiences growing up in Ukraine through the Chernobyl disaster and the fall of the Soviet Union. She is a two-time Walkley Award finalist.
Whether it’s Covid 19, domestic and international politics, war or fake news, conspiracy theories and rumours have abounded over the past two years. This panel of scientists and journalists examines reportage in times of crisis. Deborah Stone (moderator), Peter Doherty, Margaret Simons, Norman Swan, Zoya Sheftalovich