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Beyond facts: Sensitivity of correcting misinformation in public during COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, June 23

22:00 - 23:00 EDT / GMT-4

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Masato Kajimoto, University of Hong Kong, Associate Professor


Robin Lee | MyGoPen, Project Manager
Gahyeok Lee | JTBC Korea, Team Leader of FactCheck
Gemma Mendoza | Rappler, Head of Research, Partnerships & Strategy
Yoi Tateiwa | FactCheck Initiative Japan, Vice Chair / Chief Editor

Fact-checking is more than just setting the record straight.

In Asia, the fact-finding mission has been entangled with delicate sociocultural nuances, politics, and other concerns. In this panel, four fact-checkers from the region share their experience and discuss how they have tackled the country-specific challenges they encounter.

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