Fatimah Quadri

Seasoned fact-checker and researcher Fatimah Quadri has written numerous fact-checks, explainers, and media literacy pieces for The FactCheckHub in an effort to combat information disorder. She can be reached at sunmibola_q on X or [email protected].

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Four tips to identify, debunk false health claims shared on social media

The internet has become a breeding ground for health misinformation and thus poses a significant threat to public health. False health-related claims make up a...

IFCN awards $2 million to 20 groups to fight misinformation globally

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has awarded $2 million to 20 groups to enhance their capacities to fight misinformation globally. Announcing...

Google to partner news publishers, fact-checkers to tackle election misinformation in India

GOOGLE has announced plans to work with a consortium of news publishers and fact-checkers in India to tackle the menace of misinformation ahead of...

Chatbots pose threat to voters with AI-generated misinformation – Report

AS many countries hold national elections this year, a new study has revealed the risks posed by the rise of artificial intelligence chatbots in...

Meta launches safety campaign to tackle online misinformation

META has unveiled a safety campaign awareness tagged 'Know What’s Real' to shed light on in-built product features and safety measures present on its...

No! Sallah did NOT beat up a fan

By Dauda Musbau AN image of a Liverpool striker, Mohamed Salah, with a young Liverpool fan has circulated on X alongside a claim that Salah...

Video of people scrambling for bread in Ilorin is not recent

THE candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives for Dekina/Bassa Fender Constituency in Nigeria's 2023 general elections, Austin Okai has posted a...

UPDATED: Is Peter Obi the first presidential candidate to give an account of his campaign expenses?

AN X handle @Igbohistofacts has claimed that Peter Obi is the first Nigerian presidential candidate to publicly give account of his election campaign funds. The...

NewsGuard tracks over 700 AI-generated online ‘news’ sites

NewsGuard Technologies Inc. has tracked 713 AI-generated news and information sites operating with little to no human oversight. A statement from the company stated that...

Video of naked women protesting is NOT from Lagos

A claim that women in Lagos state are protesting naked over current economic hardship in Nigeria has been circulating on X. The claim was accompanied...

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