Announcing webinar series on disinformation and fact-checking

CMR-Nepal will host a series of webinars ‘fake or fact: disinformation and fact-checking’ to raise awareness among the general public on the issue.

The webinars, the first of which will be on September 6, are free to attend and are targeted to journalists and the general public. Continue reading “Announcing webinar series on disinformation and fact-checking”

‘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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