May 27, 2024
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Fact Check Politics
By: Ogar Monday and Stephanie Adams -Douglas Claim: A Facebook user shared screenshots purportedly from different media organisations, including AP, Financial Times, News 24, NDTV and Times of India. In the screenshot, some world leaders had called the 2023 elections a sham and requested for the cancellation of the polls. Verdict: False. The screenshots are […]Continue Reading
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By Stephanie Adams-Douglas Two top police officers at the core of public relations – the police spokesperson and head of the public complaints unit – had authoritatively pronounced the possession and use of pepper spray by private citizens as offences. However, their position has generated controversy amongst the citizenry, many of whom have disagreed, citing […]Continue Reading
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By Stephanie Adams-Douglas The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented rise in screen time with worldwide restrictions and stay-at-home orders restricting people to their homes, including children – 80% of whom UNICEF says are impacted by online content. The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented rise in screen time Although being online opens up an array Continue Reading
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By: Stephanie Adams-Douglas Claim: A user on Twitter shared a picture of Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme, dressed in the colours of the Biafran flag to show support for the secessionist group. Verdict:  The photo of Mr Iheme adorned in the Biafran flag is photoshopped to suit the narrative. Full Text Twitter user, Chris Ososa Asuelime […]Continue Reading
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Stephanie O. Adams-Douglas Dubawa, a West African fact-checking and verification platform, has announced its fourth annual fact-checking fellowship. Dubawa is a fact-checking and verification platform founded in 2018 by the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, which launched its fact-checking fellowship named after Ghaninan Professor of Journalism and Mass Continue Reading