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Plus: Surrounding fake news with real news, fake news games, and Kenya faces an election.
Plus: New Omidyar/Soros money for factchecking, changing your mind but not your vote, and lessons from Wikipedia.
“To give them that multitude of facts, voices, and perspectives, you want the UI to disappear and not be a sense of overload or cognitive load on them but just be transparent.”
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.”
“Our simple definition, for the purposes of the wiki, is that ‘truth’ is something generally believed by people in a position to know, that are likely to tell the truth.”
“By looking more closely at how fake news moves and mobilizes people, we can develop a richer picture of not only how much it circulates where, but also why it circulates and how it resonates amongst different publics.”
Faktisk.no is a new collaboration between newspapers Dagbladet and VG and the country’s public broadcaster NRK: “One of the first things we realized was that we had to sit outside our own organizations.”
O mundo das notícias falsas: a ciência por detrás do que nos leva a partilhar histórias, a propaganda russa e o site “satírico” que encerrou depois de ser denunciado por Whoopi Goldberg.
Quer verificar os factos de uma cadeia de mensagens do WhatsApp? Primeiro, o “Detector WhatsApp” do La Silla Vacía quer que se comprometa a partilhar a verificação de factos com os seus amigos.