Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Creates New Service – Wikitribune

By BBC News

Fake news has dominated the headlines, fuelling the debate about the future of the media and the role of social networks. Tech giants are struggling to combat it – Google, Facebook and Twitter all tweaking their algorithms and promising action. Now Wikipedia’s founder is launching a news service with no ads, called Wikitribune. It’s independent of Wikipedia and relies on journalists, some of them paid, and volunteers.

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