It’s been a busy night for the many journalists covering the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City, not least in separating the wheat from the chaff:
- Is the above photo too good to be true? Yes.
- The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal goes verifying. In many cases, the real images are more dramatic – and unexpected – than the fakes.
- And BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski looks at one pseudonymous tweeter who was successfully spreading false news…