In order to join forces and confront misinformation in the region, the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) will carry out the First Global Summit on Disinformation with an epicenter in Latin America.
It will do so together with the Mistrust Project, from Argentina, and the Bolivian Foundation for Journalism. The online event was scheduled for October 1st and 2nd.
Through these days it will be sought share knowledge, build alliances and networks between the different actors dedicated to the subject.
Will participate 20 international speakers who will share projects and experiences within four thematic axes:
- Politics, media and democracy.
- Media literacy and misinformation.
- Artificial intelligence and journalism.
- The challenges of “fact checking”.
“The situation demands maximum efforts to consolidate verification routines, early detection strategies and use of digital tools that accelerate alerts about false information ”, point out the organizers of the Summit.