Facebook Journalism Project: How Mafindo Went From a Grassroots Movement to a National Fact-Checking Outlet


“When they founded Mafindo, they were very happy to see that there were people working together to combat hoaxes. This group was created to provide a space where people could ask questions, look for clarification or provide content to be fact checked. As the Facebook Group became more established and well known, Harry looked at ways to grow the community to more than just friends and family — to a national-level movement. When Mafindo was launched as an official fact-checking entity, he hosted a press conference and launched a declaration in several cities to garner the public and media attention.”

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