Invitation to a Media Training Workshop on Misinformation, Disinformation and Discrimination in the Media
Date: 21 September 2022
Deadline for applications: 16 September
The UN in South Africa, in collaboration with the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF), is inviting South African journalists to participate in a free media training workshop on misinformation and disinformation in journalism.
The objectives of the training workshop are:
- To empower the media with the tools they need to be more vigilant in their reporting and verify information from credible sources to avoid spreading, avertedly or inadvertently, misinformation and disinformation.
- To encourage a partnership in which media play an active role in urging the public to be more discernible in sharing information particularly through social media.
- To seek enhanced collaboration with the United Nations and the media in the campaign against misinformation, disinformation, stigma and discrimination.
Venue: Maslow Hotel, Cnr Grayston Drive and Rivonia Road, Sandton, Johannesburg
Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Time: 09:00hrs to 15:00hrs.
Interested journalists from registered media houses are invited to apply using these email addresses: [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected]. Applicants should attach copies of their media accreditation.
The deadline for the submission of applications is Thursday, 16 September 2022.