SCHEDULE DETAILS Event Schedules

 
11.00 - 12.30 PM Panel Discussion
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Ibrahim Bbossa

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Cayley Clifford,

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Dapo Olorunyomi

Keeping Journalism Alive! Flattening the Curve of Mis(dis)information and mis(dis)trust through journalism, fact checking and media literacy

During the Covid-19 ‘infodemic,’ a mass of information, misinformation and disinformation has circulated in our media spaces, sometimes with dangerous impacts. What impacts has this mis/disinformation had in the public? How have journalists dealt with the rise in mis/disinformation in a time when credible and accurate information is most needed? What is the role of fact checking, and how effective have various fact checking platforms been? What is the role of media literacy, and are there examples of various media literacy capacity building programs that have made a difference?

9.00 – 10:00 AM Pitching Sessions

One-on-one pitching sessions for Media Challenge Fellows with media house recruiters

10:00– 10:45AM Pre-conference show
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Dan Ayebale

Pre-conference shows and discussions in the MCI studio broadcasted live on MCI Facebook and YouTube

12:30 – 1:00PM Follow-up discussions
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Raymond Mpubani

Follow-up discussions in the MCI studio broadcasted live