5 December 2023
In this webinar we would like to discuss these questions and provide a basis for future engagement of the churches on this topic. The webinar provides an overview of the state of disinformation/misinformation in general and case studies from various parts of the world will be shared.
The webinar is co-organised by the World Council of Churches and the World Association for Christian Communication, and is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. It builds on previous work such as “Communication for Social Justice in a Digital Age”.
This event will have interpretation to Spanish, French and Arabic.
Introductory Input: Eliot Higgins, Founder and Creative Director, Bellingcat
Prof. Dr. Magali N. Cunha, Researcher on Communication and Religion, Institute of Studies of Religion, Journalist, Berea Project - Information and Fact-Checking, Brazil
Rev. Dr. Lesmore G. Ezekiel, Director of Programmes, All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), Kenya
Vaughn Geuseppe Alviar, Communicator, Philippine Independent Church, Philippines
Kathleen Keefer, Presbyterian Women National Vice Moderator and chair, Justice and Peace Committee, USA
Moderator: Sara Speicher, Deputy General Secretary, World Association for Christian Communication, United Kingdom