Laurent Bigot from France


Laurent Bigot

Ecole publique de journalisme de Tours (EPJT) - State School of Journalism of Tours (France)

Experience

Journalist for 13 years as a freelance writer for many different media (mainly economic subjects for magazines) from 2000 to 2013. Teacher (since 2013), Lecturer (since 2018) and director (since 2019) at the state school of journalism of Tours - University of Tours. Teaching in print and web media. Specialist in fact-checking and information verification. Author of a PhD thesis on fact-checking in December 2017, as well as scientific articles and a book entitled "Fact-checking vs Fake News. Vérifier pour mieux informer". Founder, with the students of the EPJT, of the media-school of political fact-checking Factoscope.fr.


Conflict of Interest Statement

"Le Monde hosts a blog which presents the main publications of the fact-checking media-school of the EPJT called FactoScope, but we are not linked by any contract."


Languages covered

English, French, Spanish


Countries covered

France, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guadeloupe, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Saint Martin (French part), Spain, Tunisia, Brazil


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