Speakers

Cunliffe-Jones Peter

Cunliffe-Jones Peter

Course Director/Visiting Researcher, University of Westminster

Peter Cunliffe-Jones is a Course Director & Visiting Researcher at University of Westminster, London. He was a journalist for more than 25 years from 1990, most of it for AFP news agency in Europe, Africa and Asia, ending as Asia-Pacific Chief Editor and head of online. In 2012, while at the AFP Foundation, he founded Africa’s first fact-checking organisation, Africa Check, in South Africa. In 2016, he helped develop the International Fact-Checking Network’s Code of Principles. He today runs a programme on media freedom in an age of misinformation. He is an advisor to the Arab Fact-Checking Network.