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Fixing Twitter's Breaking News Problem

Dean Jayson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Dean Jayson

In a newsroom there is an innate tug of war between speed and accuracy. Yet that balance has been disrupted by a strong external force: social media. The problem is that social media, specifically Twitter, has given news organizations a powerful incentive to break news quickly, yet fails to punish them for inaccuracy.