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MovePH webinar: How fact-checking is done in investigative reporting

Jun 29, 2020 - 7:44 PM

Join MovePH's webinar on fact checking and investigative reporting happening on Friday, July 3, at 4 pm via Zoom

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

How digital media and disinformation affect democracy

Feb 07, 2019 - 5:50 PM

News, analysis, and investigations to understand the role of media and information technologies in democracies

Fighting disinformation is a community effort, say journalists

Sep 24, 2018 - 6:33 PM

'If fact-checking and truth-telling [are] to win against the propaganda machine, they need the effort of the communities, the campus journalists, and the citizen journalists from the ground, says Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go

How Duterte supporters swarmed the ICC Facebook page

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:15 PM

'All the posts of the past two days have been swarmed and attacked by Filipino trolls – every single post. It is crazy and it is full of non-sequiturs,' says computer programmer Carlos Nazareno