Finding the Source of a Claim
Difficulty: 1 (of 5)
Skills: Sourcing, Claim investigation.
Move(s): Go upstream to the source.
This article talks about the slave trade in Libya, but is mostly just re-reporting of other sources, and narration of publicly available video.
Can you find the original reporting source(s) that they relied on to make the claim that slave sales are taking place on the outskirts of Tripoli, the nation’s capital? How did the original source verify the claims?
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