SOMA @ Global Fact Check 6

SOMA took part to the sixth edition of Global Fact which was held on 19-21 June 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Organized by the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) on an annual basis, the Global Fact-Checking Summit (Global Fact) is a major international event bringing together fact-checkers, journalists, scholars, representatives of tech platforms, and other media practitioners.

The SOMA project was represented at the gathering in panel concerning the “Tools for Collaboration Among Fact-Checkers”, which was held on 19 June at the New Lecture Theatre of the University of Cape Town. Addressing the potential of collaborations in fact-checking the panel featured the participation of the following speakers:

Cristina Tardáguila International Fact-Checking Network (Moderator);

Laura Zommer Chequeado;

Giovanni Zagni Pagella Politica / SOMA;

Yvonne Chua;

Pauline Moullot Libération/CheckNews.

As an EU-funded project which features the collaboration among actors of different nature (including fact-checkers, ICT and academics) the SOMA project was presented as one prominent example of how collaborative actions between different stakeholders can work and drive to positive results in the fact-checking field.

The ppt of Giovanni Zagni from Pagella Politica ( SOMA partner) is available here

The full
agenda & booklet of Global Fact 6 are available  here..