Jenni Sargent

managing director First Draft

Jenni Sargent is the Managing Director of First Draft, a non-profit organisation working internationally to address the challenges of information disorder through research, field work and education. Jenni led the formation and launch of First Draft in 2015 and has devised and coordinated a number of its key initiatives including CrossCheck; the first project of its kind to encourage competing newsrooms to collaboratively verify and transparently endorse each other’s work. A specialist in the ethics and processes of online newsgathering and reporting, Jenni manages a team of 40 across offices in London, New York and Sydney.

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Events in past editions
#IJF20 / 3 april 2020

Getting to the (tipping) point

90 minute Live Simulation exercise. Information disorder is now a permanent reality; whether the topic is climate change, vaccinations, elections or any breaking news event. 2020 is a critical year f...