Across the world, global leaders have had varying responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. And BBC reporter Emily Maitlis is being praised by Twitterati for calling out the misleading statements surrounding Covid-19.


In her introduction for BBC’s Newsnight, Emily Maitlis talked about how calling Covid-19 a ‘great leveler’ was unfair, and incorrect. 

She further added that under the pandemic, people’s experiences will be affected by their socio-economic background. 

Her honest and frank assessment of the situation won over Twitterati: 

You can listen to the complete introduction here: 


At times like this, transparency is exactly what the world needs.