Twitter and Reddit as crowdsourced fact-checking engines

New research about how news is verified through Twitter and a crowdsourced debunking of some fake Wikipedia entries reinforce the point that social networks and online communities can be powerful tools for the real-time verification of events, something that used to take place behind closed doors. Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Google News (Fact Check)

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Ali Pannoni
3.7
by Ali Pannoni - May. 22, 2012

This is good journalism because it is very enterprising and provides an in-depth report of a relevant issue that hasn't always seen a lot of coverage.I never thought about these sites as fact-checkers and it has opened up my mind a bit. Good article.

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