The Newsroom: Boston Bombing and Reddit
00:03 - 03:16
3m 13s
fact checking
evaluating credibility
source credibility
fake news

Following the Boston bombing, the news team discusses how Reddit and Twitter have spread false rumors about the Boston bombing suspect. They note the apparent lack of fact checking even by prominent individuals who disseminated false information.

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  • 01:59 - 02:00

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  • MK Desjardins
    almost 1 year ago
    I used this clip in my Animal Farm unit during a discussion on propaganda and "fake news"
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