IPC, ACSPN Hold Webinar on Combating COVID-19 Infodemic


The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, in partnership with the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) has announced a Webinar on “Combating COVID-19 Infodemic” for journalists.

The Executive Director, Mr. Lanre Arogundade in a statement noted the webinar aims to mitigate the parallel challenge of disinformation and misinformation as an emerging infodemic around the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar is a partnership initiative under ACSPN’s Online Empowerment series and IPC’s capacity building programme for journalists, pursuant to the objectives of Component 4b – Support to Media of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria – EU-SDGN.

The training which is scheduled to hold on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 12noon is sequel to the publication of a COVID-19 Reporting Advisory by IPC.