Fact checking falling through the cracks of Boston Marathon coverage
Yesterday, CNN became the poster kid for news media getting ahead of itself when it comes to reporting accurately-vs-quickly in a 24/7 news cycle that is in a constant flurry to be the first to break a story. Social media and major media outlets prematurely reported there was a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. How has the new media landscape changed how breaking news is delivered and distributed? We speak with Andrew Beaujohn, Senior Online reporter/media blogger at Poytner Institute to help us break all of this down.