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Bolivian journalists develop chatbot to counter misinformation

JOURNALISTS and developers at ChequeaBolivia have developed Checki, a chatbot that uses multimedia content and games to fight misinformation among young people. The project was...

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...

Factual information necessary in strengthening Nigeria’s democracy – US Consulate

THE United States Consulate in Lagos has emphasized the importance of factual information in strengthening Nigeria's democracy and public institutions. This call was made by...

Fact-checking not enough amidst disinformation and influence operations – Experts

SOME experts have charged fact-checkers to develop more alternatives such as media literacy, engaging in offline or non-technological methods and collaborating with traditional media...

ICIR/ICFJ to hold social media regulation webinar

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a webinar on social media regulation...

Ezekwesili, others mull new approach against fake news

NIGERIA’s former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday, disclosed the need to consider motivating purveyors of factual information, through incentives as a...

Ezekwesili, others headline ICIR, ICFJ Knight Fellowship webinar on misinformation

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in conjunction with the ICFJ Knight Fellowship in Nigeria will on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021, hold a...

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How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...