Jency Jacob is the Managing Editor of BOOM and has worked with some of the top television and print networks in the country. Jency set-up India’s first fact checking newsroom in 2016 and since then manages a newsroom of 25 enterprising fact checkers across India, Myanmar and Bangladesh, who are striving to keep social media and public space clear of misinformation and communally sensitive disinformation that can result in real-life implications. Jency is also a regular speaker at various national and international conferences, speaking about the importance of battling misinformation and the media’s role in countering them with credible and factual news stories and collaborative distribution reach