This video, which was shown in COMM 4333 class the other day, grabbed my attention instantly. The graphics were beautiful, the statistics were stunning, and the music was gripping. However, after watching it all the way to the end, I realized an important lesson, something that many people lack today – which is to not believe everything you hear or see, regardless of how truthful it looks. I know that I will need to remember this as a journalist, to always check my facts and make sure they are correct. Snopes.com is a site that is known for fact-checking, and is something I will most likely be using from now on.

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