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Helping the truth catch up: Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado turn to research to fight bad information

In this briefing series, Full Fact’s Research Team and partners at Africa Check and Chequeado, draw on the latest academic evidence to explain what shapes belief in misinformation, and how fact checkers might involve politicians, educators, and the general public in the fight for accurate content.

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David Ajikobi

David Ajikobi

Nigeria editor
Lee Mwiti

Lee Mwiti

Chief editor
Noko Makgato

Noko Makgato

Executive director
Alphonce Shiundu

Alphonce Shiundu

Kenya editor
cayley

Cayley Clifford

Deputy chief editor
motunrayo

Motunrayo Joel

Nigeria deputy editor/health researcher
valdez

Valdez Onanina

Chief editor
Dancan Nanyanga Bwire

Dancan Nanyanga Bwire

Researcher
Keegan Leech

Keegan Leech

Researcher
Grace Wairimu Gichuhi

Grace Wairimu Gichuhi

Researcher
Allwell Okpi

Allwell Okpi

Researcher & community manager
Lwandle Mthombeni

Lwandle Mthombeni

Finance manager
catherine

Catherine Adeniyi

Junior researcher
dieynaba

Dieynaba Thiombane

Researcher
Carina van Wyk

Carina van Wyk

Head of education & training
Laura Kapelari

Laura Kapelari

Head of digital communication
Hlalani Gumpo

Hlalani Gumpo

Head of impact
Thipe Maelane

Thipe Maelane

Senior outreach coordinator
kirsten

Kirsten Cosser

Researcher
philile

Philile Ntombela

Researcher
Misiwe Zulu

Misiwe Zulu

Finance officer
palesa

Palesa Mzizi

Head of outreach
mmabatho

Mmabatho Koena

Project coordinator
bokamoso

Bokamoso Matsawane

Outreach Assistant
diassy souleymane

Souleymane Diassy

Researcher and community manager
Sylvia

Makinia Juma

Kenya deputy editor
aretha

Aretha Mashotana

Head of partnership and engagement.
tshiamo

Tshiamo Mononyane

Digital content specialist
mary mbiti 2

Mary Mbiti

Impact intern
coumba sylla

Coumba Sylla

Deputy editor in chief
winnie

Winnie Theletsane

Copy editor
ass momar

Azil Momar Lô

Researcher
Taryn Khourie

Taryn Khourie

Data & project researcher
muktar

Muktar Balogun

Intern
semilore

Semilore Adelola

Editorial intern
Tess

Tess Wandia

Senior researcher
amobi

Amobi Denzel Ifeanyichukwu

Editorial intern
Ester Levinrad

Ester Levinrad

Copy editor
Sarah Lubala-Smit

Sarah Lubala-Smit

Info Finder & media literacy editor
Khumo Motaung

Khumo Motaung

Outreach content designer

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