African Fact Checkers to organise webinar on fake news and its impacts

African Fact Checkers cordially invites you to a Zoom Webinar on the theme:

Fake News: Whose problem is it?

Date: 02 October 2020
Time: 12:00 PM West Central Africa

Goals of the Webinar:

  1. To expose participants to the meaning, dimensions and consequences of fake news.
  2. To enlighten participants on the new and expanding frontiers of fake news.
  3. To provide insights on collective responsibility in the fight against fake news: fighting fake news is everybody’s business.
  4. To provide insights on fact checking and its implications for the present and the future.
  5. To devise a collective framework for dealing with fake news.
  6. To devise strategies for nipping fake news in the bud.

Benefits of Attending:
Participants will:

  1. Gain appreciable and firsthand knowledge of fake news, its implications and consequences.
  2. Appreciate the nature and myriad dimensions of fake news.
  3. Be armed with the tools of fact checking and scrutiny.
  4. Understand the basis for collective responsibility in dealing with fake news.
  5. Be armed with the tools for preventing the spread of fake news.

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_A5f81AY9SlufIkanPqp1_A

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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