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IFCN express concerns over Georgian legislation threatening press freedom

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has expressed deep concerns against the proposed legislation in the Georgian parliament that could severely restrict press freedom in...

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...

Meta, MCA launch WhatsApp helpline to combat AI misinformation

A WhatsApp helpline has been launched by Meta in collaboration with the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) to address misinformation generated by AI, particularly deepfakes...

GlobalFact11: Fact-checkers to discuss AI, public policy and sustainability in Sarajevo

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is set to host stakeholders in the media, technology and information ecosystem at its 11th Global Fact-Checking Summit in...

IFCN announces application for ENGAGE phase of the Google’s Global Fact Check Fund

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has announced that applications for the ENGAGE phase of Google-backed Global Fact Check Fund is...

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...

Sarajevo, Rio de Janeiro selected to host GlobalFact 11, 12

THE International Fact-checking Network (IFCN) has announced that the GlobalFact 11 will take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in June 2024 while the...

IFCN pauses acceptance of new signatories

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has said it will pause its acceptance of new applications for fact-checking organisations seeking to become verified signatories to...

Fact-checkers, researchers urged to balance reportage to combat fake news effectively

FACT-CHECKERS have called on academic researchers to put more efforts in making their output relevant to disinformation experts. Academic researchers on the other hand have...

DUBAWA’s report on ‘Baba Aisha herbal medicine’ wins at Global Fact 10

Dubawa has emerged winner of the highest impact fact-check at the Global Fact 10 awards held in Seoul, South Korea on Friday. Announcing the winners...

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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...