True or false? Sorting rumours and sifting data

Rumours spread fast on social media, and finding out what's true or false can be difficult.

This content was published on May 29, 2016 - 11:00

At we've been testing out an automated way to do exactly this, as part of a project called Pheme. We also find out how our data journalist, Duc-Quang Nguyen, finds data sources in Switzerland, and how he turns them into articles.

Do you want to know how journalists sort fact from fiction at Get in touch with the producer of this programme, journalist Jo Fahy on twitter or on Facebook.

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