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Establishing a story’s full facts

Did the BBC do enough to correct a viral news story about a girl who took her own life? Plus Changing World, Changing Bodies asks what the modern world is doing to our bodies.

The sad story of Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven who took her own life - but did the BBC do enough to correct a viral fake news story that initially said it was death by euthanasia? Should the corporation have waited until it could establish the full facts?

Plus Changing World, Changing Bodies looked at how the modern world is doing to our bodies but did it change peoples' mind about their present lifestyles?

Presenter: Rajan Datar.
Producer: Howard Shannon

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