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  Introduction
  Monitoring Iraq: Brian Rotheray
  Reporting first-hand: Kate Adie
  Getting the facts in Colombia: Catalina Esparza
  Checking contributors: Beatrice Murail
  Statistics in India: Sanjeev Srivastava
  Preventing mistakes in Iran: Jim Muir
  Polls in the World Cup: Luis Restrepo
  Running news agency reports
  Using archive material
  Advertising for contributors
  Staging events and reconstructions
 
Accuracy

Using news agencies

News agency reports, especially from overseas, can vary in their reliability.

It is good practice not to run a story from one agency unless it can be substantiated by a BBC correspondent or another agency.


 
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