What is the Trusted News Initiative (TNI)?

The TNI includes: AP, AFP; BBC, CBC/Radio-Canada, European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Facebook, Financial Times, First Draft, Google/YouTube, The Hindu, Microsoft , Reuters, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Twitter, The Washington Post.

Trusted News Initiative announces plans to tackle harmful Coronavirus disinformation - Media Centre (

All major media are part of the Trusted News Initiative, which is censoring any reporting counter to the prevailing C19 narrative

“The Trusted News Initiative partners will continue to work together to ensure legitimate concerns about future vaccinations are heard whilst harmful disinformation myths are stopped in their tracks." Tim Davie, Director-General