EBay founder pledges $100 million to counter 'fake news'
- The billionaire founder of eBay has pledged $100 million over three years to fight "fake news" with investigative journalism.
Pierre Omidyar, through his philanthropic investment firm, Omidyar Network, will donate money to several organizations around the world, according to an announcement Tuesday at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford, Britain.
Omidyar, 49, is French-born Iranian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist, who founded the eBay auction site with Jeff Skoll in 1995 in San Jose, Calif.(Excerpt) Read more at: upi.com ...
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