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Fighting the Spread of False Information: A fact-checking and verification toolkit

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Fighting the Spread of False Information: A fact-checking and verification toolkit

All journalists play a key role in ensuring that the public is well-informed and protected from misinformation, which can cause real harm.

This fact-checking and verification toolkit was developed by Africa Check (January 2021), with the support from Fojo through the Consortium for Human Rights in Africa, CHARM-project. It targets African journalists and aims to equip journalists with the knowledge and practical tips to stop the spread of false information. This toolkit, which was developed as the world was in the midst of its battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, provides an easily understandable overview of fact-checking with a focus on health information.

The media, in general, has a responsibility to the public to ensure information that is published and broadcast is factual and of high quality.

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