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In the chaos of Hurricane Sandy, Twitter was riddled with false reports from people listening to the police scanner. Local news reporters have long understood that the scanner is a source of rumors, tips, and leads to follow up on-but not a reliable source of confirmed facts. Twitter didn't seem...
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Not only is Twitter repeating false rumors from police scanners, scanners are repeating false rumors from Twitter: http://t.co/QsR1gYLXYM

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