As it happened: covering the refugee crisis in the age of social media rumours and viral stories

Rossalyn Warren live

To cover the complex issue of the refugee crisis, newsrooms need a mixture of on the ground reporting and creative approaches on social media.

In this session of the news:rewired conference, BuzzFeed reporter Rossalyn Warren explained why anti-refugee stories often go viral, how to de-bunk fake stories, and how BuzzFeed has found innovative ways to cover this global issue.

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