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“Once a month or so, that damn tweet would resurface.”
“When people see news from a person they trust, they are more likely to think it got the facts right, contains diverse points of view, and is well reported.”
Have a WhatsApp chain message you want factchecked? La Silla Vacía’s WhatsApp Detector first wants you to commit to spreading the factcheck to your friends.
“This ‘news’ is there to influence the political process in Germany, and we think it’s very important to put them straight.”
The Craigslist founder has given to Wikipedia and Poynter, with more to come: “I do think a trustworthy press is mission critical for any democracy.”
An extended conversation on the economics of building a career writing on the web today: “Unfortunately, it looks a little grim.”
An average post in the private subscribers group of just over 2,000 members attracts about twice the number of comments as a post on the Globe’s main Facebook page, which is approaching half a million likes.
Fake news percentages, numbers of working journalists, declining print ad revenue: 2016 in numbers.