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Internship Details

About Internship:

We seek for a responsible candidate who is willing to dedicatory work in busting the ever increasing terror of fake/manipulative news. You need to go through a bunch of channels which will help you track and bust the network of false reporting, You will virtually collaborate with a bunch upcoming talent in the country, senior journalists, and bloggers to enhance and upgrade your skill set.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities include:
1. Monitor news while keeping an eye on social media, especially public statements of politicians and people in position of authority.
2. Zeroing in on a claim to fact check, and then look for where the claim originated.
3. Look for all publicly available resources on the topic including searching for data within government databases, global think tanks, research firms and other trustworthy sources that could support or debunk a claim.
4. Write the findings based on the steps detailed above by providing links to the sources referred to in the stories.

Perks:

1. Flexible working hours

No. of Positions

2

Application Deadline

Apply by: 18th Jul `18

Stipend

Rs. 1000-1200

About Company

Fake Facts is an upcoming fact checking initiative with the main aim of busting the so-called fake claims and figures reported by public figures, Government dignitaries, reports, and media outlets. This is done via referring to official data in the public domain to verify claims. Often, claims are found to be true, but misleading as the context and historical perspective is missing. In such cases, we provide context to the claim in question.

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