Lately for Monday 5 July 2021
10:20 Fiji faces another day of record Covid-19 cases
The mortuary at Fiji's largest hospital is now full, the country's health ministry said on Monday, as the Pacific island nation logs record daily coronavirus cases. The Colonial War Memorial Hospital is the sole public hospital in the capital of Suva and its facilities are now devoted to caring for COVID patients.
Although Fiji had early success with keeping the virus at bay by closing its borders, the highly transmissible Delta variant, first detected in India, is now spreading. Susana is joined by RNZ correspondent Lice Movono from Fiji's capital Suva.
10:30 London Calling - Peter Ross
BBC world Service correspondent Peter Ross on a new wave of the Delta variant of Covid-19 sweeping across Europe and a controversial new law limiting freedom of speech in Hungary. Peter also has his eye on the events leading up to year's Cannes Film Festival, after the 2020 festival was cancelled due to Covid-19.
10:45 Word: The vocabulary of misniformation
A survey carried out by the New Zealand Classification Office has found that half of New Zealanders have at least one belief based on misinformation. How does the web of misinformation and disinformation work? What is the language of misleading and deception?
Dr Kate Hannah is the project lead for The Disinformation Project at Auckland University's Te Pūnaha Matatini and she joins Susana to talk about the words used in the spreading of fake news.