Apple will fight fake news where it counts

After reportedly being snubbed by NYT and WP about its upcoming aggregator subscription service, Apple isn’t discouraged to fight fake news another way. It just announced an intitiave to front media literacy programs in the US and Europe, educating the next generation of citizen journalists on the perils of made-up stories going viral. 

In short, Apple will be giving resources to three pertinent organizations – the News Literacy Project (NLP), Common Sense in the US, and Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in Italy. The NLP’s virtual classroom teaches the so-called …

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