Askhat Yerkimbay from Kazakhstan

Askhat Yerkimbay

"Data-educator, Head of the New Media Research Group, ""Minber"" Center for Journalism Excellence"


I used to be a print journalist for more than 9 years and worked as a radio journalist for local and national media in Kazakhstan. Also worked as a web-journalist for 4 years. Currently teaches Media Literacy, Data Journalism and New Media courses at the Suleyman Demirel University, Kaskelen city, Kazakhstan.

Conflict of Interest Statement

participated in News Literacy Summer school in Poznan, Poland (Adam Mickiewicz University and Stony Brook University, NY), taught Data Journalism and Media Literacy courses at Suleyman Demirel University, Kaskelen (each course has a fact-checking component), participated on ToT for fact checkers organized by Albany Associates International and IREX Europe, conducted several workshops on fact checking for media organizations in Almaty, Kazakhstan. "

Languages covered

English, Russian, Kazakh

Countries covered


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