Evaluating online recipes, Navigating coverage of Israel-Hamas war

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In this photo made Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, Jean Menden points out a jewelry-making video highlighting her work on a public television show on her laptop with newly installed fiber-optic cable that began delivering ultra-fast broadband to her rural Boyd, Minn., home, enabling her to maintain her electronic storefront and tap into Web-based tutorials that help her hone her silver handmade jewelry craft. Jim Mone/AP Photo

A food writer helps us more effectively sift through online recipes to find the good ones. Then, we talk to a pair of experts about how we as news consumers can avoid misinformation while keeping up with conflicting reporting coming out of the Israel-Hamas war.

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  • How to evaluate misinformation and media coverage from Israel-Hamas war

    The situation on the ground in Gaza changed rapidly as war broke out between Israel and Hamas, and it can be hard to keep up. We explore the best ways for navigating media coverage of the conflict to avoid misinformation and stay properly informed.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Peggy Paul Casella Guest
  • Lindsay Palmer Guest
  • Emily Vraga Guest

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