Journalists advised to fact check to curb fake news, hate speech

Mon Dec 23rd, 2019 - Abuja (FCT)

Media experts have enjoined journalists to master and understand professional ethics, as well as synergise the advantage of innovative fact checking mechanisms, with a view to combating fake news and hate speech.

This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the 7th Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company-(KRPC) workshop, organised for media practitioners.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two-day workshop which was held in Kano, drew participants from media practitioners from Kaduna, Abuja, Kano, Kebbi and Katsina states.




source: Guardian