How to fact-check an election: Lessons from around the world
Description: Facts are important in any representative democracy, but they are especially important at election time when voters rely on verified information to guide their decisions in the voting booth. We’re talking to three fact-checkers from across the globe about their experiences with election fact-checking, and get their take on best practices and common pitfalls to watch out for.
When: June 15, 2021 - 10am-11am EST
Rabiu Alhassan - Managing Editor at Ghana Fact
Gilberto Scofield Jr - Business and Strategy Director at Agência Lupa
Gemma Mendoza - Head of Digital Strategy at Rappler
Harrison Mantas - Reporter of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter Institute
IFCN Talks is a monthly series of community conversations that will bring together members of the public and the fact-checking community to discuss some of the most prescient topics in the fight against mis/disinformation