Wikipedia to fight fake news with new site - Newshub

Wikipedia, 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 ...

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

Jimmy 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.

Tech Tent - Fake news and flying cars - BBC News

On 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 ...

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

Andrew 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, ...

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

You 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 ...

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

Wikipedia 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 ...

WikiTribune Promises Evidenced Based Journalism Despite Wikipedia Shortcomings - One 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 ...

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

Jimmy 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 ...

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

F 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 ...

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

But 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 ...

Internet Giants Ramp Up Fake News Defenses - TechNewsWorld

Google 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, ...

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

Wikipedia 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 ...

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

Wikipedia 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 ...

Jimmy Wales is betting crowd-sourced news can restore our trust in the media — he might be right - City, 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 ...

On a crusade against online fake news - Hindu Business Line

With 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 ...

What is Wikitribune? - The Merkle

Blockchain 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

We'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 ...

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

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

Wikipedia 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.