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Wikipedia to fight fake news with new site - Newshub;

Wikipedia to fight fake news with new site - Newshub

NewshubWikipedia to fight fake news with new siteNewshubWikipedia, the website students are told not to cite in their work, is joining the battle against fake news with its own online news publication. WikiTribune has been announced by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, who says the news outlet will be ...and more »

Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales's quest to fill the internet with real facts and stories - Mashable;

Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales's quest to fill the internet with real facts and stories - Mashable

MashableWikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales's quest to fill the internet with real facts and storiesMashableJimmy Wales may be the reason you survived college, or book club, or a date. Wikipedia, which he cofounded along with Larry Sanger and others, has more than 5 million articles, just in English. In a sense it dominates the internet in terms of information.and more »

Tech Tent - Fake news and flying cars - BBC News;

Tech Tent - Fake news and flying cars - BBC News

BBC NewsTech Tent - Fake news and flying carsBBC NewsOn Tech Tent this week, we seek answers to two questions obsessing the technology world - can we stem the tide of fake news, and perhaps less seriously, how soon can I go to work in a flying car? Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jimmy Wales ...and more »

Wikitribune is the latest weapon in the fight against fake news, but will it succeed? - The Drum;

Wikitribune is the latest weapon in the fight against fake news, but will it succeed? - The Drum

The DrumWikitribune is the latest weapon in the fight against fake news, but will it succeed?The DrumAndrew Eborn is a lawyer, strategic business adviser and producer. He has specialised in international licensing and global rights management for several years and has been actively involved with the global development of brands and the negotiation, ...and more »

Hate the News? Wikipedia's Co-Founder Wants You to Edit It - WIRED;

Hate the News? Wikipedia's Co-Founder Wants You to Edit It - WIRED

WIREDHate the News? Wikipedia's Co-Founder Wants You to Edit ItWIREDYou read the news. But if Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales' hunch is right, you'll want to edit it, too. Wales is raising money to bring a new model of ad-free news creation to the web: one that would mix professional journalists with volunteer editors ...and more »

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to start a serious journalism platform: Wikitribune - Pc-Tablet Media;

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to start a serious journalism platform: Wikitribune - Pc-Tablet Media

Pc-Tablet MediaWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to start a serious journalism platform: WikitribunePc-Tablet MediaWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has joined the fight against fake news circulating online. He is planning to launch a website named Wikitribune. Wales has decided to get the people involved in the reporting process. The website will have journalists ...and more »

WikiTribune Promises Evidenced Based Journalism Despite Wikipedia Shortcomings - One Angry Gamer (blog);

WikiTribune Promises Evidenced Based Journalism Despite Wikipedia Shortcomings - One Angry Gamer (blog)

One Angry Gamer (blog)WikiTribune Promises Evidenced Based Journalism Despite Wikipedia ShortcomingsOne Angry Gamer (blog)The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, released a video claiming that WikiTribune – a new website he's working on – will attempt to fix all the “fake news” spreading about the internet these days (mostly from mainstream media). Wales will use ...and more »

Wikipedia's co-founder joins fight against fake news with Wikitribune - Chicago Tribune;

Wikipedia's co-founder joins fight against fake news with Wikitribune - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneWikipedia's co-founder joins fight against fake news with WikitribuneChicago TribuneJimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference at McCormick Place. (Kristan Lieb / Blue Sky). Cheryl V. JacksonBlue Sky Innovation. Privacy Policy. With an abundance of misinformation being shared as news and a ...and more »

Wikitribune: The latest weapon against fake news - The World Weekly;

Wikitribune: The latest weapon against fake news - The World Weekly

The World WeeklyWikitribune: The latest weapon against fake newsThe World WeeklyF or Donald Trump, fake news is a tool to discredit the liberal media. For Pope Francis, people who peddle it are sinners and those who read it are coprophagics - people who eat faeces. And for Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, it is an opportunity ...and more »

Wikipedia's founder to launch Wikitribune, an evidence-based news site - Neowin;

Wikipedia's founder to launch Wikitribune, an evidence-based news site - Neowin

NeowinWikipedia's founder to launch Wikitribune, an evidence-based news siteNeowinBut Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia's founder, believes the problem is rooted on how current media outlets are funded. Our society is now connected as never before and hence advertisers are the main source of money for news companies, which are usually paid ...and more »

Internet Giants Ramp Up Fake News Defenses - TechNewsWorld;

Internet Giants Ramp Up Fake News Defenses - TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldInternet Giants Ramp Up Fake News DefensesTechNewsWorldGoogle on Tuesday revealed that it had tweaked its search processes to help bring high-quality content to the top of search result pages. Wikipedia also took a shot at fake news. Founder Jimmy Wales on Monday announced a new online publication, ...and more »

Memo to Jimmy Wales – 'Fake News' Is Fake News - Breitbart News;

Memo to Jimmy Wales – 'Fake News' Is Fake News - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsMemo to Jimmy Wales – 'Fake News' Is Fake NewsBreitbart NewsWikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is opening a unicorn reserve where he will breed baby unicorns with rainbow coloured fur to spread peace and love around the world. Oh no, wait. My bad. He's launching a new website called Wikitribune whose main purpose ...and more »

Why Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune Won't Save the News - Haaretz;

Why Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune Won't Save the News - Haaretz

HaaretzWhy Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune Won't Save the NewsHaaretzWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, March 2016. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Wikipedia founder takes on censorship: Free information is key to functioning democracy · Wikipedia co-founder to receive $1 ...and more »

Jimmy Wales is betting crowd-sourced news can restore our trust in the media — he might be right - City, University of London (press release);

Jimmy Wales is betting crowd-sourced news can restore our trust in the media — he might be right - City, University of London (press release)

City, University of London (press release)Jimmy Wales is betting crowd-sourced news can restore our trust in the media — he might be rightCity, University of London (press release)For more than 15 years, Jimmy Wales has been the poster boy for the promise and the power of crowd-sourcing. When he launched Wikipedia in 2001, virtually everyone scoffed at the idea of a free and open-sourced online encyclopaedia with articles ...and more »

On a crusade against online fake news - Hindu Business Line;

On a crusade against online fake news - Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineOn a crusade against online fake newsHindu Business LineWith fake news rapidly turning into an epidemic, many entities are trying to come up with a solution. While Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales announced launching a new online publication that will aim to fight fake news, a few in India have already ...and more »

What is Wikitribune? - The Merkle;

What is Wikitribune? - The Merkle

The MerkleWhat is Wikitribune?The MerkleBlockchain technology and decentralization can help in providing free speech for anyone in the world. Wikitribune, a new project embracing both concepts, will focus on doing exactly that. However, there is a slight twist, as the project will rely on ...and more »

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales says he has a plan to fix fake news - Los Angeles Times;

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales says he has a plan to fix fake news - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales says he has a plan to fix fake newsLos Angeles TimesThe latest effort in the battle against fake news comes from Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, who announced plans this week for an online news publication he says will be written by professional journalists, edited by volunteer fact-checkers and ...and more »

Wikitribune is a shot in the arm for the media and good for the PR industry, too - PRWeek;

Wikitribune is a shot in the arm for the media and good for the PR industry, too - PRWeek

PRWeekWikitribune is a shot in the arm for the media and good for the PR industry, tooPRWeekWe've witnessed the rise of citizen journalism. We've heard about the wisdom of crowds. And lately, of course, we've been introduced to the scourge of "fake news". Opinion. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. The truth matters – whether we're in PR or not ...and more »

Wikipedia founder aims to fix the news with collaborative website - MENAFN.COM

Wikipedia founder aims to fix the news with collaborative websiteMENAFN.COM(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Jimmy Wales, the founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, has launched a website aimed at countering the spread of fake news by bringing together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to ...and more »

Wikipedia founder launches site to 'fight fake news' - BusinessCloud;

Wikipedia founder launches site to 'fight fake news' - BusinessCloud

BusinessCloudWikipedia founder launches site to 'fight fake news'BusinessCloudWikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is fighting so-called fake news by combining the work of professional reporters and volunteers. Named Wikitribune, he intends for the venture to offer "factual and neutral" articles, which will be ad-free, and free to read.and more »