Agence France-Presse is to create the position of diversity editor at its Paris headquarters to increase the representation of women and the diversity of its coverage in text, video, photo and graphics.
Leading global news agency AFP has created a training platform to help equip all journalists and journalism students with skills for digital investigations and tackling misinformation in a changing news ecosystem.
The European Fact-Checking Standards Network (EFCSN) is publishing a report summarising the results of surveys and interviews carried out in recent months about the future European Code of Standards for Fact-Checking and Open Source Investigation Operations. This Code will lay out the commitments needed to be recognised as an independent, credible and ethical fact-checker or open source investigator in Europe.
Agence France-Presse and Arcom are pleased to award the first Michèle Léridon Scholarship to promote diversity in the media toMario Lawson, a 24-year-old journalist trained by the association La Chance.