Election Fact-checking Masterclass

Code for Africa’s Academy is assisting Journalists, tech-savvy citizens and development enthusiasts to expand their Data and Investigative journalism skills. At the end of the training, participants are expected to perform fact-checks/investigative research, use available open source tools to investigate information and use the data to tell stories.

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Resources for participants

Session 1 – Introduction to Fact-checking

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Session 2 – Finding content

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Session 3 – How to investigate disinformation and foreign influence operations

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Session 4 – Preparing for D’Day + D’day fact checking

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Session 5 – Post election fact checking

Session 6 – Staying safe

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