Worth 1 Participation point
Get a partner. Work on each of these together. You should discuss your answers.
Using the techniques and tools discussed in class, try to verify the information below.
Then for each answer:
a. Would you (the journalist) feel confident retweeting or sharing the information?
b. Why or why not?
c. Provide a link or source to support your answer.
1.Hamilton cast changed the lyrics to ‘America the Beautiful’ at Super Bowl performance
2.Lady Gaga Super Bowl Half-time Show the “Most Tweeted Event Ever”
It’s official! Lady Gaga’s Super Bolw Halftime Show was the most tweeted about ever with 5.1M+ tweets in US, 1.2M more than last year’s. pic.twitter.com/eNKMLf10Th
— LVL GAGA (@LVLGAGA) February 6, 2017
3.Photo of soldiers standing guard during Hurricane Sandy at Tomb of Unknown Solider, Arlington VA
4. Photo of a giant beach ball rolling down the streets of London during a storm
5. Video of shark in streets of New York City during Hurricane Sandy
6. Syrian refugees are arriving in New Orleans, LA.
7. PA approves use of semi-automatic weapons for hunting
— Times Leader Sports (@TLsports) February 1, 2017
8. Congress voted to ease restrictions on gun ownership for people with mental illness
Less than two weeks into Trump’s presidency and Republicans have given the mentally ill easier access to guns. https://t.co/iKz4LX8aBk
— Stop Trump 🍷 (@StopTrump2020) February 2, 2017