news of the people, by the people and for the people
What is wrong
with our news?
Our current news systems are badly broken. Fake news, fear tactics and online filter bubbles make it very hard to find the truth in our current news. Trust depends on truth and without trust we can not build a good community.
is the solution
Better News is a global neighborhood community that bridges the gap between online and offline by enabling us all to report, edit and participate in our news. Local to local and local to global.
Better News work?
News stories are reported by local members of Better News. Locals, journalists and specialists are notified, improving and adding to the report. A fact-checked news report with on-site coverage has been created.
The statistics seem to speak for themselves. The Finns decided to use their educational system to teach students (also adults) to understand fake news and train them in detecting bullshit.[…]