Fact-Checking in 2017: Latest Trends, Tips & Tricks (Private Webinar Denmark Media)

Course Overview

Title:
Fact-Checking in 2017: Latest Trends, Tips & Tricks (Private Webinar Denmark Media)
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$500.00
Originally Broadcast On:
October 12, 2017
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

This webinar if for the journalists from Denmark. The webinar is free for the Danes with the use of a promocode. Please look for an email from your supervisors to enroll for free in this webinar.

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This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
October 12, 2017 Enroll Now
Watch and listen to the original one-hour Webinar in its entirety. This Webinar recording features the full presentation led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty including Q&A from the audience and resources from the presenter.

2016 was both the best year and the worst year for fact-checking. This field of journalism seemed both unable to counter the sheer volume of misinformation — but also more urgent than ever. In this 1-hour webinar, we'll look at how fact-checkers have adapted to fight back, and how you as a journalist can deploy basic fact-checking and debunking in your everyday work.

What Will I Learn:
  • Latest trends in fact-checking journalism worldwide
  • Mechanisms to find claims to fact-check
  • How to construct a matrix to assess evidence
  • Basic fact-checking & debunking tips
Who Should Take this Course:

This webinar if for the journalists from Denmark. The webinar is free for the Danes with the use of a promocode. Please look for an email from your supervisors to enroll for free in this webinar.

Course Instructor:

Alexios Mantzarlis

Alexios Mantzarlis joined Poynter to lead the International Fact-Checking Network in September of 2015. In this capacity he writes about and advocates for fact-checking. He also trains and convenes fact-checkers around the world.

As Director of the IFCN, Alexios has helped draft the fact-checkers' code of principles, shepherded a partnership between third-party fact-checkers and Facebook, testified to the Italian Chamber of Deputies on the "fake news" phenomenon and helped launch International Fact-Checking Day.

Technical Requirements:

Windows
1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows 7 or Windows 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2+

Mac
1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Player 11.2+

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