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

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
    10 months ago
    I used this clip in my Animal Farm unit during a discussion on propaganda and "fake news"
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