Wikipedia, has launched a new, unaffiliated website called the WikiTribune

On the site's opening video message, Wales adjusts his glasses and tosses out the site's lofty ambition: "The news is broken, but we've figured out how to fix it." 

Oh really, Mr. Wales? Well, before we even got to look at the site, it turns out that someone made a miscalculation, because at around 8:30 p.m. ET, the site was totally down. Yes, it came up not long after, but the launch day hiccup was a freshman reminder that "fixing the news" isn't as easy as some think it is.  Read more...

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Jimmy Wales’ new project is like Wikipedia, but to ‘fix’ the news

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Jimmy Wales, one of the minds behind the internet’s cheat sheet, Wikipedia, has launched a new, unaffiliated website called the WikiTribune

On the site’s opening video message, Wales adjusts his glasses and tosses out the site’s lofty ambition: “The news is broken, but we’ve figured out how to fix it.” 

Oh really, Mr. Wales? Well, before we even got to look at the site, it turns out that someone made a miscalculation, because at around 8:30 p.m. ET, the site was totally down. Yes, it came up not long after, but the launch day hiccup was a freshman reminder that “fixing the news” isn’t as easy as some think it is.  Read more…

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