AFCN organised its first regional meeting in 2022

  AFCN organised its first regional meeting in 2022 7/2/2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) by ARIJ organised its first regional meeting, which included 18 fact-checking organisations/initiatives and some freelance fact-checkers from more than 10 Arabic countries. For the first time they gathered in a closed meeting to discuss the first draft of the network’s…

AFCN Organises its First Fact-checking Workshop in Beirut

AFCN Organises its First Fact-checking Workshop in Beirut January 20, 2022   The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ held a four-days workshop in Beirut, on “Pre and Post-publication Fact-Checking” ahead of the Parliamentary Elections, between January 17-20, 2022, within the project “Sa7” which is part of the regional program “Qarib”, implemented by the…

Sa7… ARIJ & AFCN new project supported by CFI

  Sa7… ARIJ & AFCN new project supported by CFI December 3, 2021- The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, launches its new project entitled “Sa7”, with the support of the “Qarib” regional programme implemented by the French Media Development Agency (CFI) and funded by the French Development Agency (AFD), With the aim of…

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…