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“Arab fact-checkers network”

The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) is a grassroots network that works towards fostering transparent and impartial fact-checking in the Arab region. This network is a product of the mis/disinformation spikes amid the unprecedented times of COVID-19 worldwide.

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Events

Dalil 4th Webinar: Creative Writing and Storytelling for Fact-Checkers

Dalil 4th Webinar: Creative Writing and Storytelling for Fact-Checkers September 7, 2022 Under the title “Creative Writing and Storytelling for Fact-Checkers”, the Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ organised the fourth webinar within Dalil project, which is supported by the European Union, and in cooperation with “SIREN” in Lebanon and “JOSA” in Jordan.  Spanning…

AFCN Organises Psychosocial Safety Clinics for Fact-Checkers

AFCN Organises Psychosocial Safety Clinics for Fact-Checkers 20 August 2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ organized 21 psychosocial safety clinics, during August 2022, for fact-checkers from 7 Arab countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco and Yemen.  Psychosocial safety clinics were conducted by Dr. Khaled Nasser, a family communication consultant specialising in…

AFCN organises an advanced search techniques webinar

AFCN organises an advanced search techniques webinar August 10, 2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, organised the third webinar of “Dalil” project under the title “Advanced Search Skills and Techniques for Fact-checkers”, with the support of the European Union, and in cooperation with the two organisations, “SIREN” in Lebanon and “JOSA” in…

AFCN Finalised the Third Fact-Checking Workshop Under Dalil Project

AFCN Finalised the Third Fact-Checking Workshop Under Dalil Project July 7, 2022 The “Arab Fact-Checkers Network” (AFCN) led by ARIJ, finalised the third pre and post- publication fact-checking workshop under its project Dalil, supported by the EU, and in partnership with “Siren” and “Josa”. 16 fact-checkers from 8 fact-checking organisations/initiatives from Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia,…

Dalil 2nd webinar: how do we fact-check climate information?

Dalil 2nd webinar: how do we fact-check climate information? July 6, 2022 The “Arab Fact-Checkers Network” (AFCN) led by ARIJ, organised on July 6, its second webinar under the Dalil project supported by the EU and in partnership with “Siren” and “Josa”, entitled “fact-checking climate information”. More than 150 Attendees via Zoom and 600 Views…

AFCN organised 2 sessions about data journalism with GNI

AFCN organised 2 sessions about data journalism with GNI 22 June 2022 Following the series of trainings that were launched this year in April 2022 in partnership with the Google News Initiative, the Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, organised the second and third sessions titled “Data Journalism and Data Visualisation Workshop” on 21…

AFCN organised physical security clinics for fact-checkers

AFCN organised physical security clinics for fact-checkers The “Arab Fact-Checkers Network” led by ARIJ, organised in May and June 2022, 4 physical security clinics for fact-checkers in 7 Arab countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco and Yemen. The clinics are part of AFCN’s project “Dalil”, supported by the European Union, and in partnership with…

Dalil Project 2nd Workshop: Advanced Fact-Checking Tools & Techniques

  Dalil Project 2nd Workshop: Advanced Fact-Checking Tools & Techniques June 7, 2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, organised on 6 and 7 June 2022, its second workshop under Dalil project, entitled “Advanced Fact-checking Tools & Techniques”, led by the 2 trainers Craig Silverman and Jane Lytvynenko. Silverman is an award-winning journalist…

AFCN organized a psycho-social safety workshop for fact-checkers

AFCN organized a psycho-social safety workshop for fact-checkers June 2, 2022  The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ organised a psycho-social safety workshop for fact-checkers under the Dalil project. The workshop was conducted by the Lebanese consultant Dr. Khaled Nasser, a trauma therapist expert, and was held as an introduction for the following individual…

“Dalil” 1st webinar: Facing the challenges of fact-checkers in the Arab world

  “Dalil” 1st webinar: Facing the challenges of fact-checkers in the Arab world 01/06/2022 On June 1st 2022, The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ hold the first webinar under the Dalil project, where 7 representatives of Arab fact-checking organisations/initiatives from the targeted countries were invited to talk about the most prominent challenges they…

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Meeting The Challenges of Information Disorder In The Global South

Resources Meeting the Challenges of Information Disorder in the Global South The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) by ARIJ contributed to the study “Meeting the Challenges of Information Disorder in the Global South” covering the Middle East and North Africa, alongside with teams of independent fact-checkers in Latin America, policy makers in Africa and media education…

Combatting Disinformation in the Arab world

Combatting Disinformation in the Arab world ARIJ Publishes Policy Paper: “Combating Disinformation in the Arab World – The COVID-19 pandemic as a case study”

Misinformation/Disinformation Policy Paper Launch With FNF

Misinformation/Disinformation Policy Paper Launch With FNF In partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), ARIJ is launching its policy paper on Combating Disinformation in the Arab World (in both Arabic and English). This session will be dedicated to discussing the findings and moving forward in light of them. Naming the political, psychological and…

International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) and the Code of Principles

and International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) and the Code of Principles Meet IFCN. The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at Poynter is committed to promoting excellence in fact-checking. We believe nonpartisan and transparent fact-checking can be a powerful instrument of accountability journalism; conversely, unsourced, or biased fact-checking can increase distrust in the media and experts while…

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Fact Checking in a Polarized Egyptian Public Opinion

Fact Checking in a Polarized Egyptian Public Opinion Saheeh Masr In the summer of 1967, Egyptians sat by their radios to listen to Ahmed Said, a broadcaster at “Sawt al-Arab” (voice of the Arabs), as he announced in his baritone voice that the “Egyptian army succeeded in defeating the Israeli army and is now teaching…

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