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Social Media's Rush To Judgment In The Boston Bombings

NPR | April 25, 2013 11:39 a.m.

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Steve Henn

The social media website Reddit has apologized for disseminating false information about the identity of the Boston marathon bombers. After photos of the suspects were released last Thursday, amateur sleuths on Reddit implicated a 22-year-old Brown University student who has been missing since last March. NPR’s Steve Henn reports on the pain the false accusation has caused the family.

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