How to Spot Misinformation During George Floyd Protests

How to Spot Misinformation During George Floyd Protests
Over the past few days, as the protests against the brutal death of George Floyd have spread across the country, social media has been an essential tool for keeping up with news in real time, as users post video and live updates. But with this surge in citizen journalism comes a wave of false information, too.

“When the country’s on edge and there’s a lot happening, anything that is unusual or will grab attention will go viral very quickly,” says Syracuse University assistant professor of communications Jennifer Grygiel.
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