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How ICIR-led fact-checking clubs in Nigerian universities are taking media literacy campaigns to grassroots

In an era where misinformation spreads like wildfire, the Countering Misinformation and Promoting Media Literacy (CMPML) project of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting...

Poynter launches Teen Fact-Checking Network in Canada

POYNTER Institute’s media literacy initiative, MediaWise, has launched a new project called the Teen Fact-Checking Network (TFCN) in Canada in partnership with MediaSmarts, a...

Partisan biases increase vulnerability to fake news – Study

A study published on Frontiers in Psychology has shown that while news media literacy helps individuals recognize and doubt news from unfamiliar sources, strong...

FactCheck247 trains Kwara community on fighting misinformation

­FACTCHECK247, a fact-checking platform in Nigeria, has sensitized members of a Kwara community on the danger of information disorder and the need for a...

Nigerian government tasks editors on media literacy, fact-checking

PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged Nigerian editors to use media and digital literacy, responsible reportage and fact-checking to stem the spread of misinformation...

ICIR seeks applications for its Countering Misinformation, Promoting Media Literacy project

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) welcomes applications from journalists for its 'Countering Misinformation and Promoting Media Literacy in Nigeria Project.' The Countering...

Good governance: Critical thinking skill necessary to combat misinformation

STAKEHOLDERS in the media sector have been charged to refrain from partisan dissemination of information while citizens were urged to imbibe critical thinking in...

Beware of online platforms claiming to be doing fact-checks, fact-checkers warn

Nigerians have been warned to be wary of several online platforms claiming to be credible fact-checking platforms in the country. Members of the Nigerian Fact-checkers'...

Experts call for increased media literacy, collaborations to tackle fake news

EXPERTS drawn from the legal and media industry have called for increased media literacy and awareness for citizens including the implementation of a comprehensive...

2023 polls: Seven ways to avoid election misinformation

THE impact of information disorder has begun to play out in the build-up to Nigeria's general election, holding in February and March this year....

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

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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

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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...