Gong held a training session in Zadar for 20 journalists and journalism students

Last Friday and Saturday, Gong held a training course "Journalism against disinformation" for 20 journalists and students of journalism in Zadar.

The goal of the training was to open a discussion about all the factors that contribute to the spread and influence of disinformation narratives, that have shaken the media scenes and political systems in recent years. Also, with this training, an effort was made to create a space for the exchange of experiences among colleagues, and potential future cooperation.

Professor Irena Radej from the University of the North, professors Andrea Vranić and Mirjana Tonković from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, journalist and editor Đurđica Klancir, journalist and fact-checker Katarina Bulatović, and Dražen Hoffmann and Svjetlana Knežević from Gong conducted two days of the pilot program through interactive discussions, with a focus on suppression and prevention and suppression of misinformation.

Pro-fact: Research, education, fact-check and debunk COVID-19 related disinformation narratives in Croatia“, is a multidisciplinary project led by Gong. Through research, awareness raising and capacity building, the project comprehensively approaches the social, political and health problem of the dissemination of COVID-19 disinformation campaigns, together with our partners: Faculty of Political Science in ZagrebUniversity of DubrovnikFaktograf.hrFaculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, and Croatian Journalists Society (HND) and the Croatian Journalists’ Union (SNH).

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