Training on Counter-Disinformation for Journalists and Media Professionals
Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) in collaboration with Mythos Labs and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) conducted a training program on “Countering Disinformation” for journalists and media professionals in Jaffna District on 30 August 2022 at Tilko City Hotel. The training session was conducted by Editor and Media Trainer, Mohomad Fairooz in Tamil. The training program covered areas such as the landscape of disinformation in Sri Lanka, ways to identify disinformation and protect against it, and reporting disinformation.
Active moments of the training
We are an independent fact-checking team affiliated with the Sri Lanka Press Institute(SLPI). The objective and long-term goal of the FactSeeker is to provide the public with reliable and verified content in the attempt of debunking mis/disinformation. The unit, with the SLPI, is committed to contributing to improved media literacy in Sri Lanka.