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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.”
“A nossa definição simples, para os objectivos da wiki, é que ‘verdade’ é algo em que geralmente acreditam as pessoas em posição de saber, que têm probabilidade de dizer a verdade.”
“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.”
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.”
The Dallas program is one of 14 projects that have won grants from the Knight Foundation in the latest round of the Knight News Challenge.
Smart people talking about building a startup culture, the value of small projects, the curse of expertise, and more.
Did blogging win, influencing the shape of all online media? Or is there room in 2015 for a reinvigoration of what the form — personality, connection, conversation, context — once promised?
“Imagine all the wildly different services you could deliver with a building full of writers and developers.”