As Managing Director, Jenni Sargent is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic development of First Draft’s programme of work and partnerships. Jenni founded First Draft in 2015, devising initiatives to support organisations tackling the challenges of trust and truth online. As a specialist in digital verification, Jenni pioneered CrossCheck, a global network that connects competing newsrooms around the world to collaboratively investigate and report misinformation.
Scientist: Jenni Sargent
Media literacy to counteract misinformation and disinformation: a challenge we should be taking on
Inaccuracy or intentional manipulation: the circulation of false information has become one of the leading problems we are facing in the digital environment. Now watchdogs are fighting back with a range of solutions.
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jenni Sargent about Media literacy
Media literacy, a scientist's opinion Interview with Jenni Sargent, managing director of First Draft. What is your definition of media literacy? Jenni Sargent: It's very difficult because I'm one of the most vocal critics of the expression media literacy. I worry that it can be patronising because it ignores the fact that many of the ...