Professional and citizen journalists turned to social media last week to report and gather information on the bombings in Boston. But in the rush to get the latest news out, rumors and misinformation ran rampant. KUOW’s Ross Reynolds spoke with Seattle Times technology columnist Mónica Guzmán about how to avoid making social media mistakes when breaking news happens.
Former RealNetworks executive Alex Alben says digital technology is leading to more connection and more alienation. Alben talks to Ross Reynolds about what the rise of digital technology means for the future of America.