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“Effectively, what we are doing is inverting completely how people normally think about communities and journalists — the community is not here to merely help the journalists. Rather the journalists will be here to work for the community.”
“‘Leadership structure’ isn’t a very Wiki phrase.”
“It is a product for people of good will — which I know sounds ridiculously naive, but so far it’s working quite well.”
Plus: A former Russian troll speaks out; a definition of disinformation; Wikitribune’s preferred news sources.
“Political news, I think, is of the most interest right now, and so I think that that’s where we’ll focus at first.”
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.”