Developing a Critical Understanding Against Fake News and Disinformation
BIPSS recently hosted a workshop titled, ‘Developing a Critical Understanding Against Fake News and Disinformation’ to educate the youth and cultivate the necessary thought process to be able to discern false information. The keynote speakers of the event were Ms. Ayesha Kabir, Consulting Editor of Prothom Alo (English) and Mr. Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow at Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) & Head of Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR). The workshop was divided into 2 sessions. The opening remarks were made by President, BIPSS Major General Muniruzzaman ndc, psc, (retd). Ms. Kabir and Mr. Munir gave their presentations respectively and participants asked stimulating questions throughout the workshop. The event concluded with certificates being distributed to the participants.