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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Jimmy Wales on the progress of Wikitribune, its business model and budget, and topics: politics to start, then Bitcoin and maybe dog breeding   —  “Political news, I think, is of the most interest right now, and so I think that that's where we'll focus at first."
May 4, 2017, 7:10 PM - In context

Nilagia McCoy / Shorenstein Center:
Shorenstein report: to fight false news, researchers should involve more conservatives, amplify facts and collaborate with journalists, and develop shared data   —  Recent shifts in the media ecosystem raise new concerns about the vulnerability of democratic societies to fake news and the public's limited ability to contain it.
May 4, 2017, 4:20 AM - In context

White supremacist Richard Spencer is working with two alt-right media outlets in Sweden to launch a Breitbart competitor, the AltRight Corporation   —  STOCKHOLM — The white nationalist Richard Spencer is partnering with two Swedish outfits to create a company they hope will become a media giant …
May 3, 2017, 8:03 AM - In context

David Gilbert / Vice News:
Chinese gov't recruits 20K people to author online encyclopedia with 300K+ entries, dubbed by an official as the “Great Wall of culture”, to go live in 2018   —  The Chinese government is recruiting 20,000 people to create an online encyclopedia that will be the country's own …
May 1, 2017, 11:45 PM - In context

Mark Scott / New York Times:
A look at how computer scientists, tech giants, and startups are using algorithms and big data to combat fake news during election season in Europe   —  LONDON — In the battle against fake news, Andreas Vlachos — a Greek computer scientist living in a northern English town — is on the front lines.
May 1, 2017, 7:25 AM - In context

Turkey blocks Wikipedia under law designed to protect national security   —  Users trying to access online encyclopaedia via Turkish internet providers receive ‘connection timed out’ error message … Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, the country's telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday …
Apr 29, 2017, 10:35 AM - In context

Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Journalist Kurt Eichenwald files civil suit against John Rivello, who is said to be behind a tweet with a GIF that caused Eichenwald to have a seizure   —  When journalist Kurt Eichenwald checked his Twitter account in December, he saw a flashing tweet that said “You Deserve a Seizure for Your Posts …
Apr 25, 2017, 12:55 PM - In context

Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google allows users to report offensive autocomplete suggestions and Featured Snippets, will show more authoritative content for obscure and infrequent queries   —  Google knows it has a search quality problem.  It's been plagued since November with concerns about fake news …
Apr 25, 2017, 11:40 AM - In context

Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a crowdfunded news site that will use journalists to write and volunteers to fact check in effort to combat fake news   —  The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: “news by the people and for the people.”
Apr 24, 2017, 7:45 PM - In context

Bérénice Magistretti / VentureBeat:
Quora raises $85M round led by Y Combinator to expand internationally and develop its ads business; CEO Adam D'Angelo says the platform has 190M monthly uniques   —  EXCLUSIVE:  —  Quora is known for being an under-the-radar company.  But in an exclusive interview with VentureBeat …
Apr 21, 2017, 10:15 AM - In context




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