Misinformation
News

Misinformation, threat to democracy, governance ― Ghanaian Minister, Nkrumah

Misinformation is today a major threat to democratic governance and the development of a reliable media that can serve the purpose of a civil community, Ghana’s Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, warned on Tuesday […]

Dubawa, fact checking
News

DUBAWA, transnational fact-checking organisation, launches in Ghana today

Ghana’s Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, will Tuesday, February 25, at the Accra Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel give the keynote address at the country launch of Dubawa, the transnational fact-checking organisation, according to a statement […]

ICIJ members
News

ICIJ expands membership to 267 members in 100 countries

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has expanded its global membership of journalists to a record 267 members in 100 countries. The consortium’s Network Committee announced today it had approved an additional 18 reporters for membership from a […]

refugees
Fellowships

Apply for global migration, refugees, resettlement reporting fellowship

DEADLINE: MONDAY, MARCH 2ND ― The GroundTruth Project has announced an ambitious reporting fellowship covering a critical moment for global migration and resettlement. In 2019, the number of international migrants globally reached 272 million, according […]

Soyombo, Mordi, award,
Awards

Following undercover reports, Fisayo Soyombo, Kiki Mordi win N500k journalism prizes

Following their undercover reports which exposed ills in the society, investigating journalists, Fisayo Soyombo and Kiki Mordi have been awarded the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019 (PJPA). The duo received award plaques and a […]

digital rights
Fellowships

Inaugural Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab fellow unveiled

Folasewa Olatunde, a second-year doctoral student at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA, has been selected as the pioneer fellow for the newly introduced Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL) at Paradigm Initiative. “We […]