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April 22, 2013

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Photo: People used social media to spread information about the Boston Bombings investigation.
People used social media to spread information about the Boston Bombings investigation.

News In 140 Characters

As news of the Boston Marathon bombings emerged, people at the scene took pictures, tweeted and shared police wanted posters on their phones. Guest host Sean Cole sits down with Brooke Gladstone, host of NPR's On the Media, to figure out what people got right and what they got wrong. She says it’s normal for people to want to know everything right away, but that stories have to be in context and checked out.

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