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The Thread (2015)

The document tells the story of the social media manhunt that took place in the wake of the Boston marathon bombing.

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Greg Barker
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Cast overview:
Kevin Cheetham Kevin Cheetham ... Himself, student
Anthony Reed Anthony Reed ... Himself, graduate student
Gavon Laessig Gavon Laessig ... Himself, deputy news director, BuzzFeed News
Jessica Testa Jessica Testa ... Herself, reporter, BuzzFeed News
Robert Mackey Robert Mackey ... Himself, reporter, The Lede Blog, The New York Times
Chris Ryves Chris Ryves ... Himself, moderator of Reddit's findbostonbombers
Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg ... Himself, editor-in-chief of Slate
Will Oremus Will Oremus ... Himself, senior technology writer, Slate
Erik Martin Erik Martin ... Himself, general manager, Reddit
Sasha Stone Sasha Stone ... Herself, film blogger
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The document tells the story of the social media manhunt that took place in the wake of the Boston marathon bombing.

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An Interesting Look at the changes in News Consumption.
26 December 2016 | by anissa-taylorSee all my reviews

This documentary shows the way in which we consume, and share, news in a generation where social media & 24 hour reporting from masses of different sources online flood us with fact and fiction in news online. It shows the relationship between mainstream media vs places like Buzzfeed & Reddit, and how that relationship and our relationship with those sources, can be both beneficial and damaging.

We look at the way that both of the mainly shown (Buzzfeed and Reddit) alternative news sources can collate information from lots of different areas and mainstream news outlets to give a well rounded and more inclusive picture of what's happening, but it also shows the trouble with self moderating news sources, and how the attempt to help can spiral into something darker and more insidious, particularly when theories online are taken and run with by mainstream news media.

It is, all told, an interesting look at the changing face of news consumption, and the way in which we as individuals can impact the news and help or hinder investigations.


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