Fact-checking training program available [Brazil]

Posted on Nov 18, 2021 in Combating Mis- and Disinformation

Journalists, journalism students and anyone interested in fact-checking techniques can apply to this program.

Agência Lupa, a leading fact-checking media outlet in Brazil, is offering 15 places for Mirante, its first fact-checking training program.

The program will focus on the presidential, state governments and National Congress elections that will take place in Brazil in 2022. Participants will learn techniques for combating misinformation in an electoral scenario.

The program activities will start in February 2022 and will be held virtually, over the course of three months.

Application deadline is Nov. 28.