NewsTrust, The Solutions Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2011, Pages 82-83 ( Abstract: In 2005, former journalist and digital media pioneer Fabrice Florin founded NewsTrust, a nonprofit online news service that aims to restore public trust in journalism. NewsTrust creates a daily feed of top-rated news stories and opinions drawn from mainstream and independent media. Readers and staff review these stories for accuracy, fairness, sourcing, and context. Reviewers themselves are also scored based on their performance, experience, and transparency. The NewsTrust website features several online tools, including Truthsquad, a community fact-checking project, and MyNews, a filter that helps readers find the news stories that interest them. NewsTrust also engages in regular News Hunts, a scavenger hunt of sorts for the best—and the worst—reporting in a given area or on a particular issue. For these News Hunts, NewsTrust has partnered with news organizations and universities, including the Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, PolitiFact, Huffington Post, Scientific … Topics: Technology