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Ex-Dow Jones CEO Launches Startup to Tackle Misinformation

  • Will Lewis venture aims to tackle misinformation crisis
  • Startup has hired an editor-in-chief and about 15 staff
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A former chief executive officer of the Dow Jones financial news service, Will Lewis, is launching a news startup to tackle what he sees as a global crisis of misinformation.

The News Movement will aim to deliver trustworthy and objective information to mass audiences on social media, where increasing numbers are finding their news, Lewis said when approached for comment on the project.