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Liz Corbin (GBR)
Head of News, BBC World News
„Making trusted news is very expensive, it’s not something you can do on the cheap. Creating fake news in your bedroom, with a laptop and a camera, is inexpensive.“
An experienced journalist and currently a Head of News at BBC World News who prior to this position led the team of BBC Reality Check which tries to expose „fake news“ and find unbiased and trustworthy news and information.
Liz has successfully worked for BBC, an international 24-hour news channel available in more than 200 countries and regions of the world, for more than 17 years. In January 2018, she was appointed
Liz has successfully worked for BBC, an international 24-hour news channel available in more than 200 countries and regions of the world, for more than 17 years. In January 2018, she was appointed the Head of News BBC World News. Before that, she was the Editor of BBC Reality Check team, which in a clear and concise form shows people inaccuracies and disinformation in news from various sources. "Uncovering fake news can take even two days. It's like moving in a rabbit hole“ says Liz Corbin.
Before 2017, Liz ran BBC World News' operations in Singapore where she managed live TV news programming, the digital news operation for Asia, and the business newsgathering teams in the region.
She had covered British politics at the highest level, before she focused on the international news.