14 12 / 2011

How Harvard got news on Abe Liu

Impostors, robbery, lies, deception, etc., etc. - is Abe Liu another person trying to become a Harvard student on the heals of now-famed impostor Adam Wheeler? The recent firestorm of commentary on social media, I Saw You Harvard (ISYH), where students have used as a platform for emerging rumors, and now The Harvard Independent (the Indy) and The Harvard Crimson has been a great case-study in how communities try and often fail to separate lies from facts and half-truths when traditional media is not always there with the basic information.

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