The importance of local context in taking on misinformation: Lessons from AfricaCheck
Understanding the culture, conditions, and history of a community or place is vital to reporting on — and challenging — misinformation. A recent First Draft webinar tapped into the experiences of AfricaCheck to understand the role local context plays in misinformation.
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Lee Mwiti is the chief editor of Africa Check, the continent's first independent fact-checking website. He focuses on fact checking misinformation across several African countries from Johannesburg, where he is based.