ICFJ Invitation to Disinformation Training

On behalf of the International Center for Journalists, CRDF Global, and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR), you and your team are cordially invited to participate in a remote event on Countering State-Based COVID-19 Public Health Disinformation: Remote Training for Journalists and Media. This two-part training combines online remote modules and live webinars, delivered by media experts and disinformation analysts. These training courses will cover strategies necessary to identify, understand, and counter disinformation narratives about COVID-19.

The remote trainings will be available after registration and the live webinars will take place on February 23 & 25, 2021. Participants are encouraged to attend the live webinars to engage with a wider media community and to interact with subject matter experts. To participate in both the recorded training and live webinars, registration is mandatory. The link to register is here:

Disinformation Training Registration 

The trainings are free of charge and the deadline to register is February 2, 2021.

Webinar Organizers and Experts

CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that provides international training and capacity building to advance international peace and security. This webinar will feature experts from the International Center for Journalists, the U.S. Department of State’s Global Engagement Center, the Regional Press Development Institute, the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, independent expert Dr. Lora Pitman, and CRDF Global. 

Digital Media Resources

Once you have been successfully registered for the live webinars, you will receive an email to gain access to a series of remote training courses, modules, recorded videos, and other resources to share with your institution to advance counter disinformation best practices.

CRDF Global will confirm enrollment as soon as possible. In the meantime, if you have any questions or problems with registration, please contact Tabitha Richmond (trichmond@icfj.org) or Ms. Amber Matalus (amatalus@crdfglobal.org).