2014/12/28

How rumours about the Sydney siege spread on social media

Reportr :: It has become one of the hallmarks of the news now. Whenever there is a dramatic event, social media instantly comes alive with comment and conjecture as facts vie for attention with fiction. Alongside the chatter on social media are journalists rushing to report on the news as it happens, seizing on any tidbit of information.

Read Alfred Hermida, www.reportr.net

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