Breakouts and Networking
Breakout 1: Case Studies: Media Literacy Programs Across the Region
Media literacy programs from around the region. Five organizations from four countries have tried their own way of running a localized media literacy campaign to raise awareness in their communities or for their target platform audience.
Venkatesh HR, BOOM
Urvashi Kapoor, Vishvas News
Thant Thaw Kaung, Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation
Annabel Astbury, ABC Australia
Therese Torres, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication
Breakout 2: First Draft
CrossCheck and Train the Trainer were outlined in our APAC lightning talk. This session answers any questions on these projects and outlines First Draft resources for fighting misinformation: from responsible reporting, to how to decide the 'tipping point' and how to help your family and friends avoid spreading misinformation
Anne Kruger, First Draft Australia
Ali Abbas Ahmadi, First Draft India
Breakout 3: Understanding Elderly Audiences: Media Literacy in India, Indonesia and Australia by Love Frankie
Love Frankie shares media lit study in India.
Mike Wilson, Galen Englund, Andrew Duffus, Amy Collins of Love Frankie
Breakout 4: Anonymous Sources: To Use or Not to Use?
Following the lightning talk, discuss anonymous sources: to use or not to use?
Eric Wishart, AFP
Breakout 5: Governments vs. the People:
Discuss impacts of different legislative instruments to criminalise mis/disinformation.
Sadaf Khan, Media Matters for Democracy
Breakout 6: Tiplines and Chatbots
Learn about new tech tackling misinformation on messaging apps.
Pamposh Raina, Fathm
Shalini Joshi, MEEDAN
Summer Chen, Taiwan FactCheck Center
Supinya Klangnarong, Cofact Thailand
Breakout 7: Trolled for doing your job
Fact-checkers can become targets of online bullying and harassment.
Cait McMahon, Dart Center Asia Pacific
Dian Yuliastuti, Tempo