Fact-checking in the time of coronavirus

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Forums

moveph-webinar-june11-sqHow can netizens help separate fact from fiction in the time of coronavirus? To provide solutions to this question, the University of the Philippines Mindanao College of Humanities and Social Sciences is co-presenting the webinar, "MovePH webinar: Fact-checking in the time of coronavirus" on 11 June 2021. [corrected date]

The webinar is open to the public free of charge. Interested persons may register here:

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm has been leading a series of fact-checking webinars in the time of coronavirus aimed at training participants to spot disinformation online and combat it. During the webinar, Ms. Raisa Serafica, Rappler’s head of civic engagement, will discuss the internet environment during the pandemic and Ms. Vernise Tantuco, Rappler’s researcher/writer, will discuss the fact-checking methodology. There will also be a Q&A session and a spot-check exercise.

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