Sunday, July 21, 2024

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6 Tips to Debunk Fake News Stories by yourself

By: Alexios Mantzarlis 1. First, do no harmBefore you even start debunking, make sure you are not sharing false rumors yourself. Avoid becoming one of the thousands who give credence to...

How To Recognize A Fake News Story

By Nick Robins-Early In order to prevent the spread of fake news, here is a quick guide to spotting it. 1. Read Past The Headline One way that...

Facebook to Offer Users Tips on Spotting Fake News

By Jasper Jackson Hundreds of millions of Facebook users will be offered tips for spotting fake news as part of the social network’s latest attempt to address...

How to Verify a Voice Note from your Phone

By Laura Kapelari Misinformation on WhatsApp can be difficult to detect and verify, especially when it comes from trusted friends and family members. Africa Check has...

A Guide: How to Identify Fake News!

By Mustapha Lawal In recent times, the impact of fake news has reverberated across the African landscape, manifesting in incidents that blur the lines between...

Empowering Truth: FactCheck Africa’s Fact-Checking Stylebook

By Mustapha Lawal In an age dominated by the rapid dissemination of information across digital landscapes, the quest for truth has become more elusive than...

Misinformation’s Hold on Climate Change: A Wake-Up Call for Africa in the Shadows of Established Democracies

By Muhammad Mustapha Ibraheem In the ever-evolving landscape of global information dissemination, misinformation has emerged as a formidable adversary, capable of influencing not only political...

How to Fact-Check Like a Pro

Tired of seeing misinformation? Never know who or what to trust? Want better tools to sort truth from fiction? Here's a quick guide to...

Sunshine Cinema Collaborating with Journalists to Fight Misinformation

By Uyapo Majahana At a time when misinformation and disinformation are prevalent, journalists and other media practitioners must stay abreast of the latest discourses and topical...

How to Spot Fakes & Hoaxes Online

Researched by Ray Joseph The Internet is awash with fakers. Re-publishing or re-posting their online content hurts the credibility of those who fail to ask...

Why Fact-Checking Around Elections Matters

BY MELISSA Cyberspace and social media platforms have become a minefield of fake news, deception, and political manipulation. We have seen fake news sway elections, manipulate...