With new voting processes, rampant mis/disinformation campaigns, unprecedented campaign spending and expected delays in results due to increased mail-in voting, journalists must prepare to cover an election unlike any other. What tools can you use to do your best work this election?
Join PolitiFact Editor-in-Chief Angie Holan and reporter Daniel Funke as they delve into the variety of online tools you can use to enhance your coverage, including Google trends, advanced search, political ads on Facebook and more. They’ll also help explain how to find other public opinion resources, content to fact-check and provide other tips to make sure your election coverage doesn’t miss a beat.
Broadcast date: Sept. 23, 2020 at 2 p.m. Eastern
Course learning outcomes
By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Utilize Google trends, advanced Google search and other tools to bolster your election coverage
- Relate fact-checking content about voting and elections
- Find political ads on Facebook
Who should take this course?
Journalists and fact-checkers of any medium who are covering the 2020 election or will be covering future elections.