AFCN organized its first training with Google News Initiative

  AFCN organized its first training with Google News Initiative 25 April 2022  The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, conducted the first training with Google News Initiative (GNI) on 25th April 2022 with almost 50 participants, under the title “Advanced Research and Google Tools”. The journalist and trainer Pamela Kesrouani, GNI’s fellow teacher…

“Dalil” – Toward A More Effective and Innovative AFCN

New project “DALIL”  – Toward A More Effective and Innovative Arab Fact-Checkers Network AFCN/ARIJ launches a new initiative that will boost the ability of fact-checkers in the MENA region to counter fake news and limit its impact on communities. The Disinformation Assessment, Listening and Investigation Lab (DALIL), funded by the European Union, will be implemented…

AFCN concludes the third fact-checking workshop within #SA7 project

AFCN concludes the third fact-checking workshop within #SA7 project   17 March 2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ, organised a remote workshop through ARIJ Academy on “Post-publication fact-checking”, between 14th and 17th of March 2022,  under the “Sa7” project. This project is part of the regional program “Qarib”, which is implemented by…

AFCN concludes a pre-publication fact-checking workshop

  AFCN concludes a pre-publication fact-checking workshop 25 February 2022 The Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) led by ARIJ organised a virtual four-day workshop from February 21 to 24, 2022 through ARIJ Academy, on “pre-publication fact-checking”, in the framework of the project “Sa7” which is part of the regional program “Qarib”, implemented by the French Agency…

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…