Time: 10:00 - 10:20
This series of events will serve as an arena from all involved in the fight against disinformation. Ranging from journalists, fact-checkers, researchers, technology companies, to media organizations in a joint effort to address this challenge to reliable media, and threat to democracy.
Every Friday from 10:00 am to 10:20 am.
To start the series is Kristoffer Egeberg, the editor in chief of the independent Norwegian fact-checking newsroom, Faktisk.no.
About the presentation on 4 March:
War in Ukraine: Defending the facts
Fact-checkers and OSINT-organisations from all over the world have gathered in a joint effort to fact check the war in Ukraine. A short brief on how its going, what we see, and how we quickly went from one infodemic to another.
About Faktisk.no and Kristoffer Egeberg:
In July 2017, Faktisk.no was launched as the first dedicated fact check organization in Norway. It is the result of a unique cooperation between six of the country’s largest and competing news organizations and broadcasters: Dagbladet, VG, NRK, TV 2, Amedia, and Polaris Media. As part of the founding project group, Kristoffer Egeberg became its first editor in chief. Before this, he was a long time investigative journalist in Dagbladet, and a winner of Norway’s most prestigious journalism award, Skup (2014), and the IR-prize for international reporting (2015).