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Study shows news media still reliable source amid COVID-19 'infodemic'

Jun 25, 2020 - 10:41 PM

All sources of information – from media to politicians to social media platforms – should work together to better inform the public about the coronavirus, says the lead author of a Reuters Institute study done in 6 countries

LESSONS FROM 'INFODEMIC.' Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism director Rasmus Kleis Nielsen speaks about the lessons from the coronavirus 'infodemic' at the Global Fact 7 on June 24, 2020. Screenshot from Global Fact 7 video

Asian fact-checkers deal with sensitivity, silencing of critics during pandemic

Jun 25, 2020 - 8:16 AM

At the conference Global Fact 7, fact-checkers from the region tackle the country-specific challenges they've encountered while fact-checking in the time of coronavirus

Beyond 'false' labels, experts call for broader access to fact-checking tools

Jun 24, 2020 - 7:34 PM

Experts urge companies and platforms to provide more support in enabling people to fact-check on their own

Fact checking, free press critical amid pandemic – U.N. communications chief

Jun 23, 2020 - 12:23 AM

The deliberate spread of misinformation is putting lives at risk, says United Nations Undersecretary General for Global Communications Melissa Fleming at the opening of the Global Fact 7 conference

Global Fact 7 virtually tackles the state of fact-checking

Jun 18, 2020 - 6:48 PM

The fact checking conference will have a free public track from June 22 to June 26, 2020