Verification of News Video Content: Findings from a Study of Journalism Students

  title={Verification of News Video Content: Findings from a Study of Journalism Students},
  author={Dimitrios Giomelakis and Olga Papadopoulou and Symeon Papadopoulos and Andreas A. Veglis},
  journal={Journalism Practice},
The rapid spread of misinformation online has been deemed as a growing problem in the current digital media environment with significant impact both on journalism and on society at large. As news p... 


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