With the increasing availability of smartphones and other digital tools, reporting
on conflict has become quicker and easier than ever before. At the same time, the rise of misinformation and disinformation—as well as the manipulation of global social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube—makes it harder than ever to discern the truth from politically or commercially-motivated messaging. Former BBC reporter Julia Bicknell will discuss how to sort through the mounds of information (or sometimes the lack of information) to report conflict fairly and responsibly.

Meet the speaker: Julia Bicknell

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