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How war in Ukraine breeds propaganda and disinformation ― Report

FOLLOWING the Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a report detailing how fictional narratives about Ukraine were created by pro-Kremlin media has been released. The report was...

Fact-checkers head to Oslo for ninth edition of Global Fact conference

JOURNALISTS, fact-checkers, policymakers, tech and media experts will converge in Oslo, Norway between June 22 - 25, 2022 to attend the ninth edition of...

IFCN, Meta offer grants to help fact-checkers fight misinformation on WhatsApp

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has revealed plans to assist fact-checkers globally to tackle misinformation on WhatsApp, the world’s largest messaging app, through grant...

Ukraine crisis: How Yandex suppresses information for Russian internet users — Report

A report by the Digital Forensics Research Lab (DFRLab) has accused Yandex of succumbing to Russia's domestic regulations by suppressing Ukraine war information for...

TikTok feeds users with disinformation about Russia-Ukraine war – Report

TIKTOK is feeding misinformation and disinformation content to its over 1 billion users about the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, a report released by...

Google sets to invest $10 million to fight misinformation

GOOGLE has announced plans to  roll out new features that enhance access to trusted information as well as invest $10 million to address the...

2023 Elections: Nigerian government urges broadcasters to help fight fake news

AS NIGERIA prepares for its 2023 general elections, the Nigerian government has urged the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) to help in combating the...

Fake news: Facebook, NITDA set to collaborate on media literacy in Nigeria

THE AMERICAN multinational technology conglomerate Meta Platforms Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., has visited the head office of the National Information Technology Development...

Empowering citizens with basic verification skills key to fighting political misinformation ― Experts

EMPHASIS has again been placed on the need to empower the citizens with basic verification skills in order to fight against political misinformation and...

Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global fact-checkers unite to battle disinformation

WHEN Russia invaded Ukraine last week, several disinformations were in circulation which prompted the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) to swing into action. The IFCN is...

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