Poynter organizes webinar on using WhatsApp to debunk hoaxes [Worldwide]

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Fact-Checking and Verification

Journalists and others interested in monitoring hoaxes are invited to attend this webinar.

Poynter is offering the webinar "How newsrooms can use WhatsApp to combat fake news" at 2 p.m. EDT March 20.

Participants will learn how to use WhatsApp’s Business app to create an institutional account for their newsroom;  real-world lessons about using tip lines to fact-check big events; how to organize messages and contacts on WhatsApp to optimize their operation; and more.

The instructors are Alessandra Monnerat, a reporter for Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, and Yasodara Cordova, activist, researcher, developer and designer.

Registration is ongoing and costs US$29.95.