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In the echochamber of social media falsehoods repeat until they become truth

Duration: 03:05

Alexis Madrigal explains how rumours became accepted truth in the wake of the Boston bombing.

Available since: Fri 18 Apr 2014

This clip is from

Digital Human Series 5, Whispers

3/6 Aleks Krotoski asks if the the digital world has ushered in an age of misinformation.

First broadcast: 21 Apr 2014

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