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Online Media Campus Webinar: A Crash Course to Fact-Checking Journalism: Just in time for election season
15 January 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2016 will be a busy year in politics. For those journalists covering elections, that means one thing: A lot of fact-checking. Join Jane Elizabeth of the American Press Institute for an introduction on accountability and fact-checking journalism.
During this webinar, you’ll learn how fact-checking journalism is different than “regular” reporting and how to identify factual deception, especially in campaign ads and speeches.
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Meet the Presenter …
Jane Elizabeth leads the American Press Institute’s project to improve and expand political fact-checking/accountability journalism. She is the Washington Post’s former deputy local editor, and teaches advanced journalism as a member of the adjunct faculty at Old Dominion University.
Elizabeth’s past work has focused largely on politics, regional news and education. She was education editor at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and a senior editor at The Virginian-Pilot where she launched and directed the newsroom’s first digital news team.
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