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Markham Nolan:
How to separate fact and fiction online

TEDSalon London Fall 2012 · 13:29 · Filmed Nov 2012
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Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online
13:29 · Filmed November 2012 at TEDSalon London Fall 2012 · Subtitles available in 25 languages

By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.

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The managing editor of Storyful.com, Markham Nolan has watched journalism evolve from the pursuit of finding facts to the act of verifying those floating in the ether. Full bio
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