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“What I found to be really great about the game is how terrible at it I am and how terrible people are at it.”
After helping five pilot news organizations together raise more than $1 million in six months, the News Revenue Hub has spun off into its own standalone organization.
Plus: European investigations, the complexities of fact-checking “fact-based opinions”, and how kids deal with fake news.
A new system funnels fake news reports to fact-checkers from Snopes, PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, ABC, and AP.
The centralized News Revenue Hub is helping a pilot group of five news organizations — Honolulu Civil Beat, InsideClimate News, The Lens, NJ Spotlight, and PolitiFact — with everything from technical installation to email targeting.
The founder of PolitiFact finds distracting soundtracks and stale headlines, but also a fair amount of lively and effective content.
“The key to the future of fact-checking is getting the fact-checks virtually instant and making it so the fact-check is presented on the medium that the claim is made on.”