Training

Training by Raymond Joseph, For Forum of Community Journalists

Facts are a powerful weapon in the war against mis- and disinformation.  Misinformation is when a reporter is making a genuine mistake with no malicious intent. Disinformation is where people set out false information on purpose to mislead.

Find here the videos and files for this training session.

Videos:

Fact-checking for Journalists: Part 1

Fact-checking for Journalists: Part 2

Call for Entries – The FCJ Excellence Awards – 2023

The AVBOB FCJ Excellence Awards – 2023 Presented by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC   ABOUT THE COMPETITION The AVBOB FCJ Annual Excellence Awards is aimed at encouraging excellence and rewarding meritorious work in local and community print media. Only...

AVBOB FCJ announces winners of 2022 Annual Excellence Awards

Winners: AVBOB FCJ Excellence Awards for 2022 The AVBOB FCJ Excellence Awards, hosted by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC (FCJ), has become a well-known event in the media industry with the number of individual entries almost doubling from last year. The 2022...

FCJ announces winners of 2021 Annual Excellence Awards

AVBOB FCJ Excellence Awards: All the winners For the first time since Covid-19 hit the world, the Forum of Community Journalists NPC (FCJ) again hosted its annual awards in person on October 14 in Gauteng.This year the FCJ gained the support of a new sponsor to host...

Fact-checking and Verification

Training by Raymond Joseph, For Forum of Community Journalists (June 2022) Facts are a powerful weapon in the war against mis- and disinformation.  Misinformation is when a reporter is making a genuine mistake with no malicious intent. Disinformation is where people...

Call for Entries – The FCJ Excellence Awards – 2021

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2021 Presented by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC The AVBOB FCJ Annual Excellence Awards is aimed at encouraging excellence and rewarding meritorious work in local and community print media. Only permanent and regular freelance editorial staff...

FCJ announces winners of 2020 Annual Excellence Awards

Winners: FCJ Excellence Awards for 2020 December 3, 2021 - The Forum of Community Journalists today, December 3, announced the winners of the 2020 FCJ Annual Excellence Awards.The FCJ Excellence Awards remains the only national newspaper competition for the South...

Call for Entries – The FCJ Excellence Awards – 2020

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2020 Presented by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC The FCJ Excellence Awards is aimed at encouraging excellence and rewarding meritorious work in local and community print media. Only permanent editorial staff members working for such media in...