In an effort to shed light on the critical subject of fact-checking, an engaging online discussion will be held May 31st, running from 10:30am to 11:30am. The session ‘What is Fact Checking” will be in Tamil Language and will be presented by Virakesari’s News Editor, Robert Anthony, who brings a wealth of experience and insights to the table. Joining him as the moderator is Rajagopal Yasiharan, a fact-checker and journalist associated with the Sri Lanka Press Institute SLPI.
Registration via QR Code or here – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqd-CspjMjE9D6rag6Bgx6VAmCBC74GYuL#/registration
FactSeeker is an independent fact-checking team affiliated with the Sri Lanka Press Institute(SLPI). The objective and long-term goal of the FactSeeker is to provide the public with reliable and verified content in the attempt of debunking mis/disinformation. The unit, with the SLPI, is committed to contributing to improved media literacy in Sri Lanka.