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From the Ted Talk by Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But joking aside, there were images like this one from Instagram which was subjected to a grilling by journalists. They weren't really sure. It was filtered in igantasrm. The lighting was questioned. Everything was questioned about it. And it turned out to be true. It was from Avenue C in downtown Manhattan, which was fdoloed. And the reason that they could tell that it was real was because they could get to the source, and in this case, these guys were New York food bogrelgs. They were well respected. They were known. So this one wasn't a debunk, it was actually something that they could prove. And that was the job of the jrainulost. It was filtering all this sfutf. And you were, instead of going and fidinng the information and bringing it back to the reader, you were holding back the stuff that was potentially damaging.

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But joking aside, there were images like this one from Instagram which was subjected to a grilling by journalists. They weren't really sure. It was filtered in _________. The lighting was questioned. Everything was questioned about it. And it turned out to be true. It was from Avenue C in downtown Manhattan, which was _______. And the reason that they could tell that it was real was because they could get to the source, and in this case, these guys were New York food ________. They were well respected. They were known. So this one wasn't a debunk, it was actually something that they could prove. And that was the job of the __________. It was filtering all this _____. And you were, instead of going and _______ the information and bringing it back to the reader, you were holding back the stuff that was potentially damaging.

Solution

  1. journalist
  2. flooded
  3. stuff
  4. finding
  5. instagram
  6. bloggers

Original Text

But joking aside, there were images like this one from Instagram which was subjected to a grilling by journalists. They weren't really sure. It was filtered in Instagram. The lighting was questioned. Everything was questioned about it. And it turned out to be true. It was from Avenue C in downtown Manhattan, which was flooded. And the reason that they could tell that it was real was because they could get to the source, and in this case, these guys were New York food bloggers. They were well respected. They were known. So this one wasn't a debunk, it was actually something that they could prove. And that was the job of the journalist. It was filtering all this stuff. And you were, instead of going and finding the information and bringing it back to the reader, you were holding back the stuff that was potentially damaging.

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