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Podcast True or false? Sorting rumours and sifting data

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

At swissinfo.ch we've been testing out an automated way to do exactly this, as part of a project called Phemeexternal link. 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 swissinfo.ch? Get in touch with the producer of this programme, journalist Jo Fahy on twitterexternal link or on Facebookexternal link.

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