Hoi,
Vetting before publication proved a failure. It is why we have Wikipedia
and not Nupedia.
Thanks,
     GerardM

On 10 April 2017 at 14:44, pi zero <wn.pi.z...@gmail.com> wrote:

> English Wikinews took serious measures for reliability back in 2009.  For
> our pains, we've received mostly grief from the Foundation, and from a
> vocal segment of the Wikipedian community.  If they consulted, before this
> expertise-lending, with the sister project that specializes in
> vetting-before-publishing (one of the defining characteristics of news),
> I'm not aware of it.  In fairness, Wikipedia might plausibly claim to have
> some expertise in dealing with the consequences of /not/ vetting before
> publication, and those consequences are legitimately of interest (but I
> agree the passage abound lending expertise cries for explanation; there's
> irony in talking about propaganda in a piece on the wikimedia blog, which
> tbh I consider a Foundation propaganda outlet).
>
> On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 3:50 PM, Rogol Domedonfors <domedonf...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On a related note, the Foundation Blog
> > https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/04/07/misinfocon-fake-news/ proudly
> > announces that "the Wikimedia Foundation joined a handful of media
> > organization at the MIT Media Lab to lend their expertise at MisInfoCon".
> > That's certainly good to hear, but a little short on details  In the
> > interests, of transparency, please could someone post a pointer to a
> fuller
> > description of the expertise that the Foundation has in this area (as
> > opposed to the community of volunteers), and a pointer to the
> submissions,
> > papers or other contributions that those experts made at the meeting?
> >
> > "Rogol"
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 11:31 PM, wiki.pine <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > FYI: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/04/04/new-nonprofit-
> > > consortium-will-focus-countering-fake-news-building-trust-media/
> > > Involved parties include some names that will be familiar to
> Wikimedians
> > > and WMFers: "AppNexus, Betaworks, Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund,
> > > Democracy Fund, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight
> Foundation,
> > > Mozilla, and the Tow Foundation."
> > > Pine
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