Wikipedia cofounder launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

The cofounder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia is turning his hand to the news by launching Wikitribune – a new kind of online publication.

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    The cofounder 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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