Mahender garh : Google News in collaboration with Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Central University of Haryana organised a webinar on june 13 at 11 A.M. The webinar was on very relevant topic of today’s scenario “Fake News and Fact Verification”. The co-ordinator and head of the JMC dept., Dr. Phuldeep Kumar welcomed the Invited Speaker, well known Scientist and Science Communicator, Vigyan Prasar Mr. Nimish Kapoor. With him Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. R.C Kuhad was also welcomed heartily.
The session started with the anthem of the University and pre recorded video message of Vice Chancellor Prof. R.C Kuhad. Introducing the topic ,the inaugural address delivered by Dr. Phuldeep Kumar.
Through a presentation Mr. Nimish Kapoor presented the topic and discussed how fake news are spread by editing photos and videos resulting to the mislead of masses. Mr. Kapoor suggests “verification.Live “(a web) and some important softwares which can help in verifying the fake news and facts. Over 170 people participated in this webinar from different parts of India including the media students, Journalists,faculties,etc. Later, organizing committee member organised an interactive session for the participants.