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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
This media surveillance collects articles reported through publicly available web sites.
It is created with the Europe Media Monitor (EMM).
The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.
The most retweeted items were:
The most retweeted English sources were the New York Times, CNN, the Washington Post and Youtube
Okdiario, Russia Today (Spanish Version) and El Diario and Le Monde and Le Parisien were among the most retweeted Spanish and French sources, respectively.
Ursula von der Leyen (European Commission, President):
"It's of outmost importance that emergency measures are not at the expense of our fundamental principles and values. Democracy cannot work without free and independent media. Respect of freedom of expression and legal certainty are essential in these uncertain times."
Donald Trump (USA, President):
"Nobody knew how contagious this was"; "I don’t think any doctor new it at the time. People have not seen anything like this."
Fact checked: anti-EU narratives
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