Verificado 2018: Global Lessons Learned from Debunking Fake News in Mexican Elections

  • Friday – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • JW Grand Ballroom 7
  • #ONA18Misinfo

More than 60 media partners participated in #Verificado2018, a collaborative, multimedia initiative to confront and push back against false claims during Mexico’s July federal elections, an effort that builds on the similar Electionland, from ProPublica, and First Draft’s CrossCheck France.

This session is designed for:

  • Reporters who want to approach the 2018 U.S. midterm elections from a different perspective
  • Newsrooms looking for tools in confronting junk news and misinformation
  • Anyone who cares about facts, truth and democracy
  • Speakers

    Alba Mora Roca
    AJ+ Executive Producer, AJ+
    @albamorarocaVisit Website

    Fergus Bell
    Journalist & Consultant, Dig Deeper Media & Pop-Up Newsroom
    @fergbVisit Website


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