June 19, 2019

Global Fact 6, the International Fact-Checking Network’s annual summit, is underway in Cape Town, South Africa. It is the largest and most diverse fact-checking conference in history, with more than 250 participants representing 55 countries and 146 active organizations. Over the course of three days, there will be 40 sessions led by 57 speakers at the University of Cape Town.

Catch up on past sessions here, and tune in today to watch some of the sessions live.


June 20 at 9-9:30 a.m. EST

The Truth or the President: Do Americans Believe in Trump? 

  • Glenn Kessler, Editor, and Chief Writer, The Fact Checker | Washington Post


June 20 at 9:30-10:30 a.m. EST

The Rise of Health & Science Fact-Checking and Lessons for Other Topical Areas | PANEL

  • Baybars Örsek, Director | International Fact-Checking Network (Moderator)
  • Angie Holan, Editor | Politifact
  • David Ajikobi, Nigeria Editor | Africa Check
  • Emmanuel Vincent, Director | Science Feedback
  • Eugene Kiely, Director |

See the full schedule here.


Participate in the conversation using the hashtag #GlobalFact6 on Twitter, and follow the behind-the-scenes action through IFCN’s new Instagram account and YouTube channel.

More from IFCN at Global Fact 6:

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