Luis Assardo

Luis Assardo

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Luis Assardo

Luis Assardo is a journalist and researcher from Guatemala and a current fellow  of the Berlin Scholarship Program by RSF Germany. In 2017, Assardo founded Confirmado,a  project tackles the misinformation in Guatemala and reports on topics such as troll-factories, hate speech and fact-checking. Besides his work and research for Confirmado, in his work Assardo focuses on manipulation in electoral processes, paid disinformation campaigns and corruption. He has a professional background in criminology, emergency and crisis management.

Assardo has a degree in Journalism, Education and Public Safety Administration. He works as a professor of multimedia journalism at the Universidad Panamericana, with the prior experience at the Universidad Del Istmo and Universidad Rafael Landivar as a journalism professor. Assardo was the 2015 International Center for Journalists Professional Fellow for Latin America.

i insbesondere mit Themen wie Troll-Fabriken, Hassrede und Fact-Checking auseinander.

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