20 minutes on fighting disinformation

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War in Ukraine: Defending the facts


4. March.

Time: 10:00 - 10:20


In a time where truth is more challenged than ever, we invite you for 20 minutes, once a week, to learn from the brightest minds on the fight against disinformation.

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).



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