In recent months, Facebook has been criticized for its role in the dissemination of news, especially related to the U.S. presidential election. On Wednesday, the company announced a new suite of initiatives aimed at improving its collaboration with journalists and media companies.
The Facebook Journalism Project is based on three core initiatives. First, the company is developing new features to help publishers better use its platform for publishing and promoting their stories and businesses.
Second, Facebook is working on new tools to help journalists use the social network for their reporting along with training to help them better use Facebook. Third, the company is working to curb the spread of fake information and better educate its users about what stories they can trust.