Apply for global fact-checking mentorship program

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 3, 2021 —The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) in partnership with Meta invites applications for a global fact-checking mentorship program.

The program will leverage the expertise of member organizations in the peer-to-peer exchange of information.

The mentorship program will run from March 21 to August 15, 2022, where mentors can be matched with up to five mentee organizations.

Selected mentors will receive $50,000 while selected mentees will receive $5,000 upon completion of the training.

Mentorship topics may focus on detecting misinformation on social media, communicating fact checks with innovative formats, industry collaboration, media literacy, training and operations, and health and science misinformation.

The program is open to IFCN signatories, fact-checking organizations as well as ecosystem partners that have demonstrated success or expertise in a given area.

The deadline for applications is December 3rd, 2021.



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