Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication in partnership with Ultimate Multimedia Consult are organizing free online trainings weekly to increase learning in aspects of Digital Communication, Multimedia Journalism & Production, Digital Pedagogy and Media Literacy & Information. On Friday 19th  August 2022, a session on ‘Fact Checking Information During the Kenyan Election’ will be facilitated by PesaCheck Senior Fact- Checker, Pius Enywaru.

Why you should register.

The just concluded election period in Kenya saw a lot of information circulate online about the different candidates and events that transpired. The accuracy of some of the information was put into question, hence causing un certainty and mistrust at times.

Example of misinformation posted online during the Kenyan election period

                                      Example of misinformation posted online during the Kenyan election period

Training details

Date: Friday 19th August 2022

Time: 2:00pm

Online Session: Fact Checking Information during the Kenyan election 2