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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...

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...

IFCN awards $1million to 20 fact-checking organizations to expand operations

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has awarded a total of $1 million in funding to twenty organizations to improve the...

How PEPT judgement, Niger and Gabon coups fuel misinformation on X

THE just concluded Nigeria's presidential election petition tribunal (PEPT) alongside the coups in Niger and Gabon have attracted audiences from different parts of the...

ICFJ offers training for journalists to ‘disarm disinformation’

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is now accepting applications for the “training of trainers” opportunity from individuals in Africa, Asia, Europe and the...

2023 polls: Nigerian fact-checkers warn politicians against misinformation

A coalition of fact-checkers working in Nigeria has issued a strong warning to politicians to abstain from misinformation and disinformation as the 2023 general...

Telegram set measures to stop misinformation in Brazil ahead of country’s election

Telegram has put up measures to curb misinformation in Brazil ahead of the country's presidential election in October 2022. In a report by Poynter’s International...

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...

Fact-checkers write YouTube, demand effective action against disinformation

FACT-CHECKERS across the globe under the auspices of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has written to the management of the video-sharing platform, YouTube, demanding...

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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...

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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...