Samba Dialimpa Badji
Editor, Africa Check
Samba Dialimpa Badji is a Senegalese media professional, having worked with several local and international media organisations in his career. He was a senior producer for the French service of the BBC from March 2010 to Nov 2014. He was the Media and Communications Manager for West and Central Africa Regional Office of Save The Children, international organisation that promotes children’s rights and provides relief for children in developing countries, from December 2014 – November 2015. He has also worked for Radio France International. As a freelance media specialist, he has conducted several training programmes for journalists across the world. Currently, Samba Badji is the Deputy Editor of the French version of the fact-checking platform, Africa Check and a lecturer at the Ecole Superieue de Journalisme des métiers de I’internet et de la Communication (Ejicom).
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With misinformation reaching epidemic levels, fact-checking organizations play an increasingly critical role in debunking false claims and providing factually-based reporting. We've brought together some of the leaders in the field to talk about how they do their work -- Turkey's Teyit, Africa Check, and India's Factchecker.
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