Webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.
Meeting ID: 936 7924 8549
Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 5:00 pm
The MPP Student Council is organising a webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.’
Speaker – Rakesh Dubbudu
Rakesh Dubbudu is an experienced RTI campaigner and founder of Factly a platform that strives to cultivate civic participation and engaging citizens in accessing, understanding, and using high-value government records at the center, state, and local body levels.
Themes to be discussed in webinar:
- The speaker’s insights on the utility of data as a public good, and the ways in which better public engagement can be achieved with the government data.
- Skills required to see through data and decide fact from fiction
- Career opportunities in the fact-checking space
- The speaker’s experiences regarding Factly and the fact-checking phenomenon.