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2024 Election: More pink slime websites outnumber legitimate sites

2024 Election: More pink slime websites outnumber legitimate sites

President and founder of DC Media LLC and a former managing editor of USA TODAY, Donna Leinwald Leger, warned that if left unchecked, this trend could significantly dilute the media landscape and erode trustworthiness among journalists.

Addressing 13 African journalists participating in the 2024 International Visitor Leadership Program on Media Responsibility in An Age of Disinformation, under the Edward R.

Murrow program for Journalists, Donna stressed the urgent need for professional journalists to enhance trust among their audience and differentiate themselves from pink slime news sites.

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She highlighted how politicians and vested interests deliberately exploit social media and other online platforms to disseminate falsehoods for their own agendas.

Murrow Program for Journalists – Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation, organized under the auspices of the U.S

Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, aims to equip journalists in the African region with the skills to detect and combat misinformation and disinformation in a rapidly evolving technological landscape

The program introduces participants to experts from academia, the media industry, and other stakeholders, facilitating the exchange of best practices.

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