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Google announces $6.5M funding to help fight coronavirus misinformation

In an effort to help address the challenge of the ongoing spread of misinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic, Google is providing $6.5 million in funding to fact-checkers and nonprofits fighting misinformation around the world.

Google will be supporting Africa Check in Nigeria, and Data Leads in partnership with BOOM Live in India to leverage data from Question Hub. This will be complemented by an effort to train 1,000 journalists across India and Nigeria to spot health misinformation. 

Read more from source article: https://www.techcityng.com/google-announces-6-5m-funding-to-help-fight-coronavirus-misinformation/

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