WA FM

COMBATTING DISINFORMATION

COTE D'IVOIRE


It was with the dual aim of combatting fake news and amplifying public information messages designed to limit Covid-19’s spread that Israël Guébo, a journalist and founder of the African Media Institute, launched the web radio WA FM in late March, so-called in reference to WhatsApp, which is increasingly popular in Côte d’Ivoire and which WA FM mostly uses to transmit its messages. It also uses Facebook and Twitter.

Publié le 10.06.2020