Wikipedia co-founder launches Wikitribune to combat fake news.
The co-founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia is turning his hand to the news by launching Wikitribune ? a new kind of online publication.
Jimmy Wales has announced the new crowd funded project will pair professional journalists with volunteer contributors who will curate articles by proofreading, fact-checking and adding sources.
The initiative came in response to more people sharing fake news online.
Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazley reports.
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