Fact-checking in the Time of COVID-19

Rappler’s MovePH, Philippine Association for Media and Information Literacy (PAMIL), University of Caloocan City, and The New Crossroads of the North co-hosted “Fact-checking in the Time of Coronavirus” which was held last  May 21, 2021, from 4: 00 to 5: 30 PM Manila Time (GMT+8). 

Featured in this virtual event are media practitioners and fact-checking experts Raisa Serafica, Vernise Tantuco, and Pauline Macaraeg.  They discussed the nature, scope, and practice of fact-checking as it unfolds in this time of the pandemic in the Philippines. This session is part of MovePH’s fact-checking webinar series that aims to fight disinformation by educating communities across the country about the basics and methodology of fact-checking. 

At least 348 participants composed of Media and Information Literacy advocates, educators, librarians, and students joined this fact-checking webinar. 
Here is the link to the pre-event publication: https://www.rappler.com/moveph/webinar-fact-checking-coronavirus

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