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Announcing DUBAWA Digital Skills and Fact-checking Training for journalists in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia

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DUBAWA is excited to announce its upcoming fact-checking and digital verification capacity-building programme for journalists in non-urban communities in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia.

In today’s fast-paced media landscape, journalists must have the necessary skills to identify and verify information accurately and quickly. Therefore, this capacity-building workshop is meticulously crafted to equip journalists with essential skills, ensuring they can navigate the ever-changing world of news with precision and integrity.

Key Training Highlights

  • Learn to discern and combat the proliferation of false information.
  • Harness the power of Google tools to bolster reporting and fact-checking.
  • The training will feature a dynamic curriculum comprising lectures, interactive workshops, and practical exercises.
  • All sessions will be led by seasoned journalists and experienced fact-checkers who bring practical insights and hands-on expertise to the learning experience.

Eligibility

The workshop is open to journalists working in non-urban communities in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia who are passionate about honing their fact-checking and verification competencies. You can apply whether you are a seasoned journalist or a budding one.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment for all participants. We therefore encourage female journalists and journalists living with disabilities to apply.

Programme schedule

The training is scheduled to run in March 2024. 

Breakdown by countries

Nigeria: Edo state (Benin City) and Ondo state (Akure) 

Ghana: Eastern Region (Koforidua)

Liberia: Bong County (Gbarnga)

Application process

To apply, click this application form. The deadline for applications is March 8th, 2024.

This project is supported by the Google News Initiative.

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