Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Reason.com in Aftermath of Boston Marathon Bombing: Stay Calm, Don't Jump to Conclusions

Jesse Walker has some words of wisdom for us at Reason. These ideas are relevant in the aftermath of any terrible tragedy as it becomes a media spectacle:

'As soon as those two explosions tore through the Boston Marathon yesterday, dubious rumors and other false reports started surfacing in the press and in social media. So here's three tips for following stories like this one—lessons to keep in mind not just as events in Boston unfold, but the next time something this terrible happens...'

Read the rest at Reason.