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Officials Squash Rumors of Far Right, Far Left Starting Wildfires

Officials in Oregon and Washington debunk social media posts     By ALI SWENSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Raging wildfires in the Pacific Northwest have fueled a barrage of false information this week as unsubstantiated social media posts blamed ...

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Social Media Underused in Tennessee Wildfire

Review of social media during wildfire shows little effort as information tool   DON JACOBS, Knoxville News-Sentinel “We have not used social media as a public warning platform, either statewide or locally.” Dean Flener, official spokesman for TEMA “TEMA uses ...

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