Jimmy Wales on Wikitribune
Wikipedia’s co-founder, Jimmy Wales, is planning to set up a news service to push back against “fake news”.
How does Fake News make you feel?
Were Americans more likely to believe negative stories about Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump, whether or not they were true?
Fake news debate
Ella Whelan, assistant editor at Spiked, Conservative MP Damian Collins, who’s chair of the select committee which has launched an inquiry into fake news, BuzzFeed’s media editor Craig Silverman, and Paul Horner, who writes what he calls “satire” or “hoax” stories.
Ella Whelan and Claire Wardle on fake news
Joining us is Ella Whelan, assistant editor at Spiked Online, who doesn’t want to see news regulated by social media host sites. Claire Wardle, an academic at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, dedicates her research to verifying sources and understanding the algorithms that make the spread of fake news online possible.