Apple partners with media literacy programs to curb disinformation

Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Apple will collaborate with 3 nonprofit organizations around the globe with media literacy programs in an effort to combat fake news and encourage reliable public news consumption, the company announced on Tuesday.

Details: The partnership will advance the organizations' — the News Literacy Project and Common Sense in the U.S. and Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in Italy — existing programs as they strive to teach young people to be critical consumers of information in the digital age. The partnership comes as Apple is set to unveil a news subscription service starting March 25th.