How Newsrooms Can Use WhatsApp to Combat Fake News

"In this webinar, you will learn about how Estadão Verifica, a fact-checking arm of the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, used a WhatsApp tip line during the 2018 election. In a little more than six months, it received more than 125,000 messages. You will also learn about some of the difficulties of working with the app and tips on organizing and monitoring messages."

Organizer Poynter Institute

"It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens."


Wed, March 20, 2019
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Eastern