How to Turn your Fact-checks into a Social Video: Dow Jones - TruthBuzz Webinar

Thursday October 24, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT

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Journalists worldwide can click this link to join a free webinar to hear insights from former TruthBuzz Fellows: Astudestra Ajengrastri, Senior Broadcast Journalist - Social Media Editor at BBC News Indonesia and Hannah Ajakaiye, Chevening Scholar at University of Sussex on their experiences using video and graphic tools to enhance fact-checks in Indonesia and Nigeria, respectively. ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellows Astudestra Ajengrastri and Hannah Ojo have each created social media videos and graphics that have been widely successful to grab the attention of average audience members. 

The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 9 a.m. EDT, and will be streamed simultaneously on the IJNet Facebook page. During the webinar, Ajengrastri and Ajakaiye will address the following questions: 

  • How should newsrooms approach fact-checking in the 21st century?

  • How can journalists work with their audience to combat misinformation?

  • How can fact-checkers, without video editing experience, turn fact-checks into social media videos so the average reader will invest in them?

Please register for the webinar using this form. Registered participants will receive a reminder email as well as a link to a video recording of the webinar when it becomes available.

This webinar is the second in a series of ICFJ Dow Jones TruthBuzz Webinars.