Bengaluru — Tesla CEO Elon Musk, on Thursday, gained the support of more than half a million people on Twitter for plans to create a website evaluating journalists’ credibility, spurred by his frustration at media reports about the electric vehicle (EV) maker. Musk made his proposals in a tweet linking to posts on automotive blogging site Electrek that criticised recent coverage of crashes of Tesla cars and their pricing. "The holier-than-thou hypocrisy of big media companies who lay claim to the truth, but publish only enough to sugarcoat the lie, is why the public no longer respects them," Musk wrote. "Going 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 ...," he tweeted. He followed that up with a series of tweets arguing that "sanctimonious" journalists were driven by constant pressure to generate clicks and earn advertising. "The point of suc...

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