On 21-22 April 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and ONA Japan with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Japanese media innovators in Tokyo to develop innovative journalism prototypes on the topic of fighting misinformation.
The team from Nippon Broadcasting System won with their prototype CATALANA. They also won the Public Choice vote.
In partnership with:
The Theme: Fact-checking and fighting misinformation
How can newsrooms tackle online misinformation in new and innovative ways? How could automation help speed up the fact-checking process? How can fact-checking become better at reaching across political and ideological divides? How can we identify and analyse misinformation generated and shared by bots?
In 2016, a study by the Japan Press Research Institute found that the public’s trust in the media is at the lowest level since the annual survey started in 2008. How could we find new ways to build trust with audiences? How to help the public distinguish trustworthy news from all the other kinds of information?
If you have any questions, please contact Editors Lab prorgramme manager Sarah Toporoff: stoporoff(at)globaleditorsnetwork.org.