A BBC editor’s tips for dispelling rumors

What do you do when an untruth about your organization is spread to hundreds or thousands of people on social media?

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BBC removed Jeremy Bowen from #Gaza for saying he had not seen any evidence of #Hamas using civilians as humanshields pic.twitter.com/ynoKwQtbXG

— Raajje News (@raajjenews) August 3, 2014

Hamilton cleared everything up with the following, which only saw two retweets:

@raajjenews This is simply untrue. He’s on holiday.

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