Published on Apr 25, 2017
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.