Global Strategies in the Fight Against Misinformation

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Around the world, coordinated campaigns sharing false or misleading information have been targeting election cycles.

We’ve assembled an incredible group of global experts who have found successful strategies to quickly dispel misinformation, check facts and disseminate trustworthy information. They’ll share more about their ground-breaking work, as well as suggestions on what to watch for in the coming elections in Canada, the United States and elsewhere.

This session is designed for:

  • Political reporters that may touch on election coverage worldwide
  • Newsroom leaders who want to get ahead of the curve as misinformation tactics are evolving rapidly
  • Anyone interested in one of the core political issues of our present era

Speakers

Michael Edison Hayden
Senior Investigative Reporter, Southern Poverty Law Center
Hazel Baker
Global Head of UGC Newsgathering, Reuters News Agency
Shalini Joshi
Specialist — Verification, PROTO/ ICFJ
Tai Nalon
Director, Aos Fatos

Moderators

Andy Carvin
Senior Fellow, DFRLab

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