American Center of US Embassy Dhaka going to organise a virtual discussion on ‘The Role of Fact-Checking in the 2020 US Elections’ with Aaron Sharockman, Executive Director of PolitiFact, on Tuesday, October 27 from 6:30pm-8:00pm (Dhaka time).
He will discuss different aspects of misinformation, disinformation, and fact-checking with a special focus on fact-checking in US elections.
Aaron Sharockman is the Executive Director of PolitiFact, the largest fact checking organization in the United States. Most recently he served as the editor of PunditFact, a website dedicated to checking claims by pundits and others.
He was also the 2016-17 Reynolds Fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri.