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March 20, 2020

Fact-checking and verification workshop

A two-day workshop aimed at training journalists and fact-checkers on fact-checking and verification to tackle misinformation and falsehood was conducted by Panos South Asia at Hotel Taj Vivanta, Lalitpur on 3-4 March 2020.

During the training Jignesh Patel, researcher and trainer at ALT News shared his idea on verification techniques on the internet and social media. Alt News is a fact-checking website based in India. Participants of the training also gained knowledge on Google search and spotting misinformation.

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