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Instead of taking 30% of new subscribers’ payments, it’ll take 15%. The money’s welcome, but it’s also a reminder of how little control publishers have over the terms they get from tech giants.
Recipients include 100 Days in Appalachia, Block Club Chicago, Chalkbeat, and the Tyler Loop, among others.
Campbell Brown: “We are going to continue our work with head publishers. We’re not backing away from that, but it is a shift to local and an emphasis on local that is new for us.”
And unlike previous efforts, WhatsApp is giving the fact-checkers an important tool to reach the public more easily.
Though local news will be a focus, this program won’t be exclusively for local news publishers.
Is automated fact-checking the “holy grail” for this corner of journalism?
Half the people in our survey saw no news at all in the first 10 posts in their feeds — even using an extremely generous definition of “news” that counted everything from celebrity gossip to sports scores to history-based explainers, across all mediums.