ICFJ hosts webinar on social media, fact-checking [MENA]

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Social Media

Journalists across the Middle East and North Africa can apply for this program.

The Social Media Solutions program, a new initiative from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Facebook Journalism Project, will host its first webinar Jan. 22, 2019. The time will be announced soon.

The webinar will cover the latest tools to sort fact from fiction on social media platforms. Participants will learn practical skills in four key areas: verification, security, engagement and storytelling.

Expert trainers will teach participants how to identify fake accounts, secure their digital footprint, and involve audiences in the news gathering process, among other critical skills.

The deadline is Jan. 15, 2019.