TechCrunch: Revcontent & CEO John Lemp “trying to get rid of misinformation with help from the Poynter Institute”

CEO John Lemp recently said that thanks to a new policy, publishers in Revcontent‘s content recommendation network “won’t ever make a cent” on false and misleading stories — at least, not from the network. To achieve this, the company is relying on fact-checking provided by the Poynter Institute’s International Fact Checking Network. If any two independent fact checkers from International Fact Checking flag a story from the Revcontent network as false, the company’s widget will be removed, and Revcontent will not pay out any money on that story (not even revenue earned before the story was flagged).

Revcontent and CEO John Lemp were recently featured in an article by TechCrunch and Senior Writer Anthony Ha for their efforts to combat fake news and misinformation. “CEO John Lemp recently said that thanks to a new policy, publishers in Revcontent‘s content recommendation network “won’t ever make a cent” on false and misleading stories — at least, […]

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