LIRNEasia conducted a forum in mid-December 2021 focusing on tackling disinformation. Moderated by Nalaka Gunawardene – Science Writer and Media Analyst, the forum consisted of two key notes followed by panel discussions.
Keynote 1: Can Machine Learning augment human fact-checkers: Potential and limits of automating in Sinhala language by Yudhanjaya Wijeratne – Senior Researcher on the Data, Algorithms and Policy team at LIRNEasia Co-founder, WatchDog Sri Lanka fact-checking service
Keynote 2: Countering Information Disorder and Maintaining Freedom of Expression (FoE): Choices for Sri Lanka by Prof Rohan Samarajiva, Founder Chair, LIRNEasia
Watch the coverage of the full session here.