AFP seeks fact-checking journalist [Brazil]

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Fact-Checking and Verification

Journalists with experience in fact-checking and knowledge of English and Spanish can apply for this position.

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is hiring a journalist focused on data and fact-checking Rio de Janeiro.

The journalist will detect possible false information in news, photos and videos circulating on the internet, and also trace the source of these misinformation in messaging apps, forums and other communication platforms.

Candidates must have excellent knowledge of Brazilian news and how disinformation spreads, as well as excellent writing skills and experience in investigative journalism and social media.

The deadline is Jan. 19.