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"Digital Sherlocks" programme

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"Digital Sherlocks" programme

Baltic Centre for Media Excellence (BCME) in cooperation with the UK Embassy in Riga anounces a call for local minority media outlets from Latvia. 

Print, TV, radio, online portals, social networking platforms, as well as combinations of the above types may apply for a "Digital Sherlocks" programme that seeks to support media outlets in Latvia that work in minority languages (mainly in Russian), to strenghten their ability to work on the following subject: disinformation resilience, fact checking and debunking.

We offer:

  • Inspirational workshops and mentoring sessions with leading experts.
  • Microgrants to develop projects aimed to debunk and fact-check diinformation. 

Join us for seminars and microgrant kick-off evets (in Russian):


February 9, 09:30

"Debunking and disinformation resilience." by Nika Aleksejeva, Senior Researcher at DRFlab and Expert at NATO StratCom COE. (please register here: 


February 16, 16:00

"Fact-checking, latest trends and tools." by Ilya Ber, Fact-checker at and Proverenno Media. (please register here:  


Project application form can be downloaded bellow, deadline for submition - 23:59, February 16, 2023. 


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