Professors at the Universidad de Manila (UDM) join the training team of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) and resource person Inday Espina-Varona to lead the signing of the covenant against disinformation. This highlights the institute’s one-day expanded scholastic program on fake news which include among others session on fact-checking by Vera Files’ Ellen Tordesillas and press freedom and access to information. Close to 300 college students from various courses attended the seminar. The PPI’s scholastic outreach program on “Let’s Get Real on Fake News” that started in February 2017, is being supported by Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) via the former’s flagship program which is civic journalism.
(Photo by Rogine De Mata/PPI)