Mohd Fahad is National Editor at NewsBytes. He has been associated as Assistant Editor with the daily First India. An Alumnus of AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (AJKMCRC), Jamia Millia Islamia University, he began his career with Hindustan Times. In a career spanning over 14 years, he has worked with The Goan on Saturday, DNA, Catch News and NewsX in leading editorial roles, and imparted wisdom as Adjunct Faculty at HJU, Jaipur. He was part of the country’s first batch of journalists in the Google New Initiative (India Training Network) on debunking fake news and misinformation, and now a Google-certified fact checker. Author of several socio-political and misinformation debunking columns, he is a prolific writer and closely monitors contemporary issues. When not working, he is found travelling with sufi music as companion.