Google provides $6.5m to fight against coronavirus misinformation

Originally published at: Google provides $6.5m to fight against coronavirus misinformation

Google is offering $6.5m in funding to fact-checkers and non-profit organizations battling misinformation across the globe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The tech giant via its Google News Initiative revealed that it was offering the cash to aid media outlets and fact-checkers who are doing all they can to curb misinformation around the virus. The…