Workshop focuses on disinformation and electoral campaigns [Colombia]

Posted on Dec 22, 2021 in Combating Mis- and Disinformation

Journalists, editors and freelancers working or contributing to Colombian media can apply for this online training in Spanish.

Fundación Gabo, in alliance with Dejusticia, Sentiido and Colombia Diversa, organizes the workshop "Combatir la desinformación en el cubrimiento de elecciones," Feb. 15 to 18, 2022.

Led by Luiza Bandeira participants will explore the phenomenon of disinformation in the electoral process, learning how to counter it in their work. Political campaigns that use fear and ignorance about gender issues and LGBT people to spread false information and win voters will also be analyzed.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 17, 2022.