News Literacy 2020: How to understand and combat misinformation


Tens of millions were spent on fighting fake news and providing new tools to restore the trust between legacy media and their audiences. What strategies can newsrooms adopt to fight misinformation? While every country faced the problem at different scales and regarding different topics, misinformation spread across the world with what seems like an unstoppable force. But this a fight journalists can’t afford to lose and many newsrooms are adopting strategies that may hold the key to deal with the phenomenon.

Kjersti Løken Stavrum will be moderating this session.

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