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Local Voices Liberia is a network of Liberian journalists established in 2015. The network came to being to counter the spread of misinformation during the Ebola pandemic and encourage responsible health journalism. We are a non-for-profit media organization working to improve Liberia democratic space by elevating the development challenges and progress of rural communities through our independent development reporting approach. We have members based in all 15 counties of Liberia.

Local Voices Liberia also operates a Fact Checking Desk committed to tracking and fact checking claims made within Liberia’s information ecosystem. The task is to debunk or counter the spread of misinformation, disinformation and fake news and help the public consume credible information to enhance people’s ability to make informed decisions to strengthen the growth our the country’s democracy. LVL Fact Checking Desk is being co-financed by the European Union through the Liberia Media Initiative project led by Internews in Liberia.

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Upon further investigation of the claim, a different conclusion was determined leading to the removal of the initial determination.


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