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Private track

One year of research on misinformation by Africa Check, Chequeado and Full Fact

Tuesday, June 30

09:00 - 10:30 EDT / GMT-4

World Clock

Live-Private

Amy Sippitt | Full Fact
Ariel Riera | Chequeado
Nicola Theunissen | Africa Check
Dora-Olivia Vicol | Full Fact


This session summarises top recommendations from a year-long international research project. Tune in to discover: (1) who is most vulnerable to believing misinformation; (2) why members of the public sometimes actively share misinformation; (3) what are the most, and least effective strategies of communicating fact checks online; and (4) what fact checkers can do to foster a culture of accuracy in the long-term.

Discover the findings, then join the Q+A to discuss how we can all implement them.

This session, like the briefings behind it, draws together existing peer reviewed academic research from the fields of psychology, anthropology, and communication studies, and large scale survey research from non-partisan organisations.


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This session is only available to the registered participants of the conference. If you are a registered participant, you should have received an email with instructions how to participate in the session.

If you have any questions, please reach out to factchecknet@poynter.org