Tackling misinformation spread in the media | Yvonne Okhaifoh | VerityTimes Convo

In this episode of Verity Times Convo, I spoke with Yvonne Okhaifoh, a journalist broadcast at Nigeria Info on tackling misinformation spread in the media.


9/1/20231 min read

Tackling misinformation in the media is crucial for maintaining the integrity of public discourse and fostering informed decision-making in society. In today's digital age, where information spreads rapidly and effortlessly, the proliferation of misinformation poses a significant threat to the fabric of democracy, public health, and social cohesion.

I interviewed Yvonne Okhaifo on "Tackling misinformation in the media." In this interview, she shared insights on the challenges and strategies involved in combating misinformation in today's media landscape. Yvonne Okhaifo, an experienced journalist and media literacy advocate, emphasized the importance of fostering critical thinking skills among audiences to help them discern credible sources from misinformation.

About Yvonne:

RNTC Alumna; African Liberty Writing Fellow; Host of 1 Beg to Differ Students' Debate on Nigeria Info; Multimedia Journalist; Voice-over Artist (Documentaries, Plays, Jingles); Nominee, Future Awards Africa (Journalism