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News Or Noise? The Boston Marathon Bombing

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News Or Noise? The Boston Marathon Bombing
For this week’s “News or Noise? ” –where we take a look at media matters that may involve misunderstanding or misinformation—we discuss the media’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing. To separate the news from the noise, Latino USA host María Hinojosa speaks with Dan Kennedy, journalism professor at Northeastern University in Boston. Once you've heard some of the conversation, it's time for you to put your skills to the test!
“News or Noise? ” is a dynamic multiplatform radio project produced byLatino USAto encourage listeners to think critically about the news. Supported by Chicago’sRobert R. McCormick Foundationas part of its“Why News Matters”&nbs
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1.  What information on the case did we know by the afternoon of Wednesday, April 17th? Select ALL that apply. 
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2.  A cameraman for a CBS affiliate tweeted the following: What additional information would you need to decide if this tweet is presenting credible information? Select ALL that apply. 
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3.  The social news site Reddit posted a number of threads where non-journalists gathered information and analysis about the bombing. In which ways did the site inform the public? Select ALL that apply. 
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