How leading media outlets in Brazil have joined forces to take on Bolsonaro and his COVID denial. Plus, Wikipedia – the unlikeliest online experiment – turns 20.
Some of Brazil’s biggest media companies have come together to combat COVID-19 misinformation – a lot of which is coming from President Jair Bolsonaro’s office.
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Luciana Coelho – Head of COVID task force, Folha de Sao Paulo
Cristina Tardáguila – Associate director, Poynter
Laura Guimarães Corrêa – Associate professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Marcelo Lins – Journalist, GloboNews
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Wikipedia: The internet’s unlikeliest experiment turns 20
How has a free online encyclopedia built through crowdsourcing, open editing and volunteers managed to maintain its relevance and preserve its credibility? We look at what makes Wikipedia tick.
Katherine Maher – CEO, Wikimedia Foundation
Sandister Tei – Co-founder, Wikimedia Ghana User Group
Shane Greenstein – Professor, Harvard Business School