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Journalists received 'personal' criticism during lockdown

Media discusses covering coronavirus outbreak

Journalists asking questions at the government's coronavirus briefings say abusive messages received from the public didn't put them off doing their jobs.

Three members of the Island's media spoke about the experience of reporting on the Covid-19 outbreak on Perspective on Manx Radio.

ITV's Josh Stokes, Isle of Man TV's Paul Moulton and Jess Ward from Isle of Man Newspapers all said they'd received criticism during lockdown.

However, Mr Stokes says asking those questions was part of the job:

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