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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.