Speaker of the day – Desirée García

Desirée García is the founder of EFE Verifica -EFE’s fact-checking team- and has just been appointed Director of Digital Content at EFE. EFE Verifica was launched in 2019 to fight disinformation circulating in Spanish-language and became a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) Code of Principles very soon.

Desirée previously worked as a correspondent for sub-Saharan Africa, based in Nairobi, specializing in international news. She got fellowships to report on conflict and development and has produced the documentary “Owino”, awarded at international festivals. She has a degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Politics and Democracy.

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