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TEGNA Helps Journalists Identify and Combat Disinformation

Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 1/20/2020

TEGNA began training its journalists in mid-January to combat disinformation in partnership with First Draft, a nonprofit that supports journalists, academics and technologists in the digital age. First Draft will train TEGNA’s journalists across the company’s 49 newsrooms to identify false information online.

TEGNA is also expanding its fact-checking initiative "Verify" by adding additional regional fact-checkers to provide transparency in the reporting process and authenticate information submitted by viewers.

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