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Specialist agency seeks experienced journalists and fact-checkers

 JournalismPakistan.com |  Published May 30, 2024

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Specialist agency seeks experienced journalists and fact-checkers

Journalists with fact-checking experience are invited to apply to work with a new specialist agency.

FACTUAL, an upcoming fact-checking agency founded by independent journalist Wudan Yan, is now accepting applications from journalists and fact-checkers. The agency aims to connect vetted fact-checkers with nonfiction writers, publishers, and producers dedicated to creating compelling and accurate content.

Applicants must provide at least two references.

Application deadline: June 30, 2024

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