Elon Musk says he is going to create a website where users can
track and rate
the credibility of journalists, editors,
a series of tweets Wednesday, Musk vowed to start the website
touting his "faith" in people and their quest for truth.
to create a site where the public can rate the core truth of any
article & track the credibility score over time of each
journalist, editor & publication. Thinking of calling it
Pravda," Musk tweeted.
is Russian for "truth" and also the name of a Russian newspaper
that is currently run by the Communist Party of the Russian
also said the site will block bots and seek to unmask anyone
running a "disinformation bot army."
in the day, Musk went on a Twitter tirade claiming that people
have lost respect for the "holier-than-thou" media companies.
also claimed reporters are under constant pressure to attract
clicks and advertising dollars from
"fossil fuel companies."