Global Media Collaboration: Countering Fake News through Cross-Continental Election Coverage

Kiril Valchev of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) emphasizes the critical role of collaboration between Indian and European journalists in combating fake news. BTA's coverage of the Indian elections and PTI's reporting on EU elections exemplify this partnership's importance. Valchev aims to enhance international understanding and factual reporting.


PTI | Sofia | Updated: 11-06-2024 11:38 IST | Created: 11-06-2024 11:38 IST
Global Media Collaboration: Countering Fake News through Cross-Continental Election Coverage
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Kiril Valchev, the director general of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA), highlighted the importance of collaboration between Indian and European journalists in tackling the problem of fake news on social media.

Valchev spoke about a pioneering election coverage initiative involving the two leading news agencies, aiming to create greater awareness about elections in India and Europe.

'The most important task of news agencies is to provide factual election results and opinions from different political leaders,' Valchev said. He stressed the need for true, real news to combat false information.

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