Celebrate International Fact-Checking Day with MediaWise. Whether you’re a teacher, an older adult, teen — or a teen’s parent — you can prepare to salute facts April 2, with these digital media literacy resources. Check out videos, WhatsApp courses and activities that will equip you with fact-checking skills to fight misinformation online.

As a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network, which is organizing the effort with global fact-checking organizations, MediaWise remains a staunch advocate for truth on social media. MediaWise celebrates facts every day. Now you can too.

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Instructors

  • Alexa Volland
    Youth Programming Manager, MediaWise
    Alexa Volland oversees the MediaWise Teen Fact-Checking Network and the Campus Correspondent project — both national, virtual newsrooms made up of students that produce fact-checks...
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  • Heaven Taylor-Wynn
    Multimedia Reporter, MediaWise
    Heaven Taylor-Wynn is a digital journalist who joined MediaWise in 2019 shortly after graduating from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. The...
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  • Vanya Tsvetkova
    Interactive Learning Designer, MediaWise
    Vanya Tsvetkova develops curricula in various formats to teach fact-checking and digital media literacy skills to audiences of all ages in the U.S. and abroad....
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  • Brittani Kollar
    International Training Manager, MediaWise
    Brittani Kollar manages MediaWise's international projects and initiatives. Brittani joined The Poynter Institute following a 13-year career at CNN. Her first several years were spent...
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  • Alex Mahadevan
    Director, MediaWise
    Alex Mahadevan is the Director of the MediaWise project. Alex was most recently the Program Manager of MediaWise. Prior to joining the staff at Poynter,...
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