*This is a short clip for teaching purposes.

Felicia Nedzelschi is a journalist for Agora Media, from the Republic of Moldova. In a country where most media is run by rich politicians, how open and fair is the media? Who decides what is true and what is false? Who regulates the regulators? Matteo Bergamini talks to Felicia about some of the stories she has covered, bias, and the issues that arise when politicians own several of the most popular media outlets, including her top tips for ensuring you don’t get caught out.

Media Minded mini audio clips give teachers classroom friendly audio to help teachers and students explore the bizarre world of misinformation and conspiracies, with interviews from the journalists tasked with fighting them. Each mini audio clip focuses on accounts from the journalist being interviewed, perfect for class-based activities or teacher CPD. Listen to first-hand experience working in the fast-moving world of breaking news and hear in-depth accounts of investigations into disinformation campaigns.

Presented by Matteo Bergamini
Edited and recorded by Sabina Mckenzie Brown.

This podcast is made possible thanks to the kind support and sponsorship of the US embassy in London and the global engagement centre at the US state department.