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Misinfo 101 with Francesca Fionda
March 10, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The fourth session in the CAJ’s national Misinfo 101 series is led by investigative reporter and journalism instructor Francesca Fionda.
This two-hour workshop, presented in partnership with UBC’s School of Journalism, Writing, and Media, covers a variety of practical tools for fact-checking and verification, as well as some of the ethical considerations when reporting on misinformation. This session will be offered online only due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This event is intended for post-secondary students living in BC however any CAJ member is welcome to attend.
Francesca Fionda is an investigative/data journalist and journalism instructor. She’s worked with national investigative teams and community-driven outlets. Her past stories have uncovered fake Indigenous art in the tourism industry, exposed government failures in protecting sensitive health information and revealed new, in-depth data on Canada’s mobile workforce.
For a full list of Misinfo 101 events and dates visit: caj.ca/misinfo101.