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Digital hub aims to unite stakeholders from Latin America and the Caribbean in fight against disinformation around COVID-19

The overwhelming amount of information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the equally staggering levels of false information, led UNESCO and fact-checkers in Latin America and the Caribbean to create a digital hub to combat disinformation.

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Momarundu’ỹ oikóva ha oiko’ỹva jehecha añetépa COVID-19 aja: Centro Knight oroguatáva mbo’esyry pyahu yvytu pepo rehe ha oñehepyme’ỹva eñemboheraguapy

Sa suáma oḡuahẽ ko yvy ári mbegue mbeguépe hasýva COVID-19gui ha ohasáma mokõi sua omanóva ichugui, Centro Knight Texas Mbo’ehaovusu ha UNESCO ñeipytyvõme omoḡuahẽ tekombo’e yvytu pepo rehe ikatúvo ñarairõ mba’asy ruvicha aja mba’asy vaive ha’éva “momarandu’ỹ”.

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Let’s create a fact-checking army in Latin America and the Caribbean, says instructor of Knight Center’s next MOOC

Brazilian journalist Cristina Tardáguila wants to build a global army of fact-checkers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Disinformation and Fact-Checking in Times of COVID-19: Register now for Knight Center’s new free online course

The MOOC “Disinformation & Fact-Checking in Times of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean” will be taught in Spanish, Portuguese and Guaraní from Feb. 15 to March 14, 2021.

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Peruvian media create alliance with support from UN to verify information during electoral campaign in Indigenous languages

Ama Llulla, "don't lie" in Quechua, is the new Peruvian fact-checking network created to combat false information during the electoral campaign ahead of the April 11 general elections.

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Social protest and crisis of traditional media in Chile leads to creation of alternative media and fact-checking outlets

The social protests in Chile reminded the country's media of the importance of working on the ground, of deploying press teams with sufficient capabilities to work in such a "volatile and dynamic context," said journalist Paula Molina.

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Brazilian tool monitors disinformation on networks and WhatsApp, a black box for fake news

Radar is an automated system that tracks websites and social networks in Brazil in real-time in search of potentially misleading content.

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Amid censorship and repression, Venezuelan media form fact-checking alliance for controversial legislative elections

The alliance, called Venezuela Verifica, brings together fact-checkers from seven organizations, under the coordination of the Venezuelan Press and Society Institute (IPYS Venezuela)

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Ecuador Verifica: media, universities and organizations unite to combat disinformation in elections

The initiative, according to the organizers, is unprecedented in Ecuador and is inspired by similar initiatives in Latin America, such as Verificado in Mexico and Projeto Comprova in Brazil.

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Journalists and scholars agree to go beyond fact-checking to dismantle the systems behind fake news

The tricky part of the traditional fact-checking model is the speed in which fake news can reach hundreds of thousands of people, said Talia Stroud, director of the Center for Media Engagement of UT at Austin.