Meta introduces fact-checking course in Bangladesh
Meta has recently introduced a free introductory fact-checking course for journalists in Bangladesh as well as in the Asia Pacific region, along with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) of Poynter Institute.
Composed of three modules focusing on fact-checking, verification and debunking and health misinformation, the course will prime journalists on how to find fact-checkable claims, the methodology for fact-checking and tools and techniques to assist in their journey.
This self-paced course is currently available in 15 languages, including English and Bangla, and is designed to be completed in 2 to 3 hours.
Journalists, academics and aspiring fact-checkers throughout the region are encouraged to participate in this course.
All participants who complete the course will receive a certificate.
In Bangladesh, Meta's fact-checking partners are AFP, Fact Watch, and Boom, independently verified by IFCN.
To take the course in Bangla, visit: www.poynter.org/courses/fact-checking-fundamentals-Bangla