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The Trust Project is collaborating with 14 leading news organizations to implement the first phase of the Trust Protocol. After the Phase I Tech MVP has been released, news organizations will advance to the Trust Project MVP, which is the minimum requirement for membership in the Trust Project for 2018.[scu.edu...]
None of those publications are fake news sites, which is the point, no matter what little detail you disagree with. The point is to counter deliberate misinformation campaigns from disreputable sites, often setup by interests hostile to democracy. Not everyone is equally educated and a lot of ignorance and hate gets shared on social media.
This isn't about "bias", which is a matter of opinion.
What it is about is INTENTIONALLY false or fake news, especially false or fake news that is artifically promoted and spread by ads, bogus accounts and so-called robots.
I've seen many people on the left, center and right prone to actual fake news, and those on the left do not trust center/right news, just as the right does not trust center/left news. . It's not a one-sided problem.
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