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Misinfo 101 – Whitehorse
September 21, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Canadian Association of Journalists’ misinformation training program provides training for post-secondary students in every province and territory on disinformation and misinformation and a gold-standard research guide all Canadians will be able to use to improve their digital literacy.
This two-hour workshop covers a variety of practical tools for fact-checking and verification, as well as some of the ethical considerations when reporting on misinformation.
The ninth session in the CAJ’s national Misinfo 101 series will be led by CBC Yukon’s Chris Windeyer, and will be held at the Whitehorse Public Library on September 21st, 2022 from 5:30-7:30 PM PT.
Chris Windeyer is a reporter and editor with CBC Yukon. He is the former editor of the Yukon News and was a 2018-19 Southam Journalism Fellow at Massey College. He has worked at newspapers and magazines across the North.