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CrossCheck Nigeria builds on what First Draft and its partners learned about misinformation on WhatsApp from the Comprova project in Brazil.
More than a quarter of Kenyans and Nigerians surveyed said they had shared stories that they knew were made up.
“It wasn’t only about launching the new teams itself…The way we are launching new services impacts in a very big editorial way how we’re running existing ones.”
“In the West, Cracked, BuzzFeed, and Mashable had really picked up steam. We couldn’t relate to the contents; we didn’t get the jokes. So we decided to create content for people like us.”
The company started as a side project, but with €1 million in outside investment, Opinary is now in 10 German newsrooms and looking toward the United States.
January 19, 2010