‘Nepal Fact Check’ launched to fight fake news and disinformation

To mark the International Fact-Checking Day 2020, we are delighted to announce Nepal Fact Check (nepalfactcheck.org) – a joint initiative of the Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR-Nepal) and the country’s most popular blog MySansar.com.

Umesh Shrestha, the founding member of CMR-Nepal, will lead the initiative and serve as the editor. He is a well-known digital journalist and blogger, who previously worked for PahiloPost.com (editor), Annapurna Post daily (assistant digital editor), Nagariknews.com (online coordinator) and Avenues TV.

Editor Shrestha said: “CMR-Nepal and MySansar preponed the launch of Nepal Fact Check and it went online on March 1, 2020, for we felt an urgent need to fact-check viral information circulating in media and social media about coronavirus.”  Continue reading “‘Nepal Fact Check’ launched to fight fake news and disinformation”

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