Anim van Wyk
Anim van Wyk was appointed editor of Africa Check on 1 October 2015 after having served as deputy editor from July 2014. Previously she edited an award-winning national supplement in the Afrikaans papers Beeld, Die Burger and Volksblad and has also worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer and television producer. In 2016, she completed a Master’s degree in media management at Stellenbosch University – with a thesis titled “Fact-checking in the Global South: Facts about non-profit journalism funding models”, sharing the prize for best student.
Session Detail :
Who’s Winning the False News Battle?Is the technology to fight false news keeping up with the tools to create it? Is the news consumer any smarter?
Govindraj Ethiraj, Anim van Wyk, Aaron Sharockman, Ishteyaque AmjadModerated by Zakka Jacob
- Saturday, August 4
- 2.30 – 3.30
- Silver Oak