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Saturday, May 20 • 09:00 - 11:00
Workshop: Alternative Facts - How to Debunk False Information on Social Media

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Improve your reporting skills, get tips for checking the reliability of content from social media sources, learn how to debunk false information and fake photos or videos on social networks. 

In this dynamic, two-hour  workshop, Claus Hesseling and Fiete Stegers will discuss seven strategies and tools to help journalists debunk false information. 

Organized in partnership with netzwerk recherche and Interlink Academy.

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Claus Hesseling

Director of Journalism Programs and Principal Trainer, Interlink Academy
Claus Hesseling is director of journalism programs and principal trainer at Interlink Academy, a Hamburg-based non-profit organisation that develops and organises international exchange programs and professional training for journalists. He began his career as an online journalis... Read More →
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Fiete Stegers

Tech Editor and Social Media Expert, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)
Fiete Stegers is tech editor and social media expert at German regional broadcaster NDR, working for its online, radio and TV programs. Previously, he worked for public broadcaster ARD’s news website tagesschau.de, the public broadcasters ZDF and WDR, the news website Spiegel Online, and the daily newspaper Die Tageszeitung... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 09:00 - 11:00
House of the Patriotic Society (Kirchhof Room)

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