Who are we?
AFP's digital verification specialists work around the world to monitor online content in local languages, from Amharic to Hindi, Mandarin or Malaysian. They take into account local contexts including culture and politics. Stories are edited by multilingual editors working in regional hubs.
Here are members of the English-language editorial team:
Sophie Nicholson, Global editor, Paris
Cat Barton, Head of Asia, Hong Kong
Rachel Blundy, Senior Asia editor, Hong Kong
Yenni Kwok, Asia editor, Hong Kong
Spencer Feingold, Asia editor, Hong Kong
Bada Kim, Asia editor, Hong Kong
Esther Chan, Asia editor, Sydney
AFP debunks misleading content from all across the Asia Pacific region and has dedicated fact check reporters in: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka
Arthur MacMillan, Head of North America, Washington DC
Will Dunlop, Senior US editor, Washington DC
Marisha Goldhamer, US and Canada editor, Washington DC
Nina Lamparski, Head of Africa, Paris
Gaelle Faure, Deputy head of Africa, Paris
Brett Horner, Africa editor, Johannesburg
AFP works across Africa and has dedicated fact check reporters in: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Ethiopia.