Qadaruddin Shishir is mainly known as the pioneer of Fact-check journalism in Bangladesh.
He now works for AFP Factcheck platform as its Bengali language editor based at the agency's Dhaka bureau. Previously he worked for BOOM Bangladesh.
Shishir also co-founded BD Factcheck, the first fake news debunking online portal in Bangladesh. Before starting as a full-time fact checker's career, he regularly contributed to The Daily Star, Scroll.in, The Wire and The New Age.
He authored “Fact Checking and Verification Handbook” in Bengali in 2021.
Shishir is a BJIM co-founder.