23 min

#2 Yoga moms, WhatsApp, and terrorists Covid-19, the African Story

    • Documentary

Everybody from your Granny to the Taliban uses it; but where is the fact-checking? This episode looks at how WhatsApp and disinformation go hand in hand in Kenya and Nigeria. We look at how you can spot fake medical news yourself; how to report on a disease that doesn't officially exist; and learn how did one anti-vax Kenyan doctor lead the movement to downplay Covid-19, before succumbing to the disease himself.Featuring Kenyan reporter Peter Mwai and American filmmaker Charles Kri...

Everybody from your Granny to the Taliban uses it; but where is the fact-checking? This episode looks at how WhatsApp and disinformation go hand in hand in Kenya and Nigeria. We look at how you can spot fake medical news yourself; how to report on a disease that doesn't officially exist; and learn how did one anti-vax Kenyan doctor lead the movement to downplay Covid-19, before succumbing to the disease himself.Featuring Kenyan reporter Peter Mwai and American filmmaker Charles Kri...

23 min