In today’s generation, due to a lack of preparation and understanding of fake news in our education programs, the youth seem to be putting all of their trust in the Internet and most cannot determine if a news article is biased or not; therefore, young people seem to be more susceptible to fake news. Teens use the Internet for everything these days, and they need to be well-equipped with many ways to determine real articles from fake ones.
In the age of social media, every online user has been monitored, whether it was by a company looking at their Facebook, a school checking Instagram, or a friend creeping on Twitter. Today, people live in a social media fishbowl, and it’s pretty probable that one of the people watching
In recent years, it has sadly become true that technology is getting smarter while humans are getting dumber. Due to the overwhelming success of social media as a new form of communication, the world is experiencing a massive increase of media exposure, especially among teenagers. Indeed, people are beginning to
Social media news and magazines are brainwashing students: many people would say this actual worldwide effect on todays' society! Especially, author Camila Domonoske would agree, who published, “ Students Have 'Dismaying' Inability To Tell Fake News From Real, Study Finds” she argues and illustrates there is a “
News organizations that report on stories in a fair, balanced and ethical manner are essential to the functionality of this nation. A citizen’s ability to make well-informed decisions hinges on a news organization’s ability to relay the most accurate information regarding the state of the nation, the changing condition of communities, and adjustments in the government. Journalism is no longer a one-sided conversation. Journalism is an interactive process that allows for readers and viewers to create a dialogue with journalists by utilizing mediums such as social networking sites and comment sections. Audiences have a say in what stories get reported and how news stories are presented to the masses. When news organizations fail to cover all
Most everyone has some form of social media. Whether it be Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram people have a way of communicating and getting news from all around the world. Unfortunately, this news is not always correct or trustworthy. Many people are not attuned to reading long articles or papers and just want the short story. Social media readily gives them shortened and condensed stories one after the other. Therefore, “traditional media has to adapt to the audience’s new
Effectiveness and Accuracy of Media News has spread around through different means and has rapidly evolved in just the past few hundred years, from newspapers, to news channels, and now also through online media. The purpose of these news outlets is to inform the population on current events locally and internationally.
”The world is not responding to events in this country, but rather to the description of these events by news organizations. The key to understanding the strange nature of the response is thus to be found in the practice of journalism….” (Friedman, 2014)
The purpose of this memo is to pitch our project idea. Summary Our intended project will be focused on the idea of “online identity,” with a primary focus on the idea of “catfishing.” We are looking at how the “younger” generation is getting more tech-savvy, but at the same time, they’re becoming
62% of people get their news off social media, but does social media give you all the information that news anchors do? Some news cast gives you everything on Black Lives Matter and some news cast gives you their opinion which can sometimes be biased. Most people read one news article and go on about their opinion on the subject, but if they went out and explored different news articles would they still have the same opinion?
This article was very explanatory to the point of repetitive, Her view points on teenagers , communications including global communications are things I can personally concur with. The main points of her argumentative essay was that the government and companies (Facebook) do not cover the expanding and growing techonological advances when it comes to social media. Although the U.S does little to nothing to help the situation; and Nordic counils taking steps, there is still a lot to be done, for example protecting minors. There are a plethora of accounts that are run by minors , infact they take a large majority, yet there is no defense for them in their online communities. Generations like mine have learnt social medias ‘dos and donts’ , we know better than our younger sibillings on this matter, we know how not to share personal pictures of ourselves and respect others online. There needs to be a plan of action to help our younger generations from making the same mistakes we made and the government neither the companies do much about it. This article is crucial for others to learn more about how oversharing of personal information can negatively affect
American Public’s Understanding and Involvement in News The American public has very little understanding and involvement in the news. It is assumed that the people are stupid, ignorant, disregarded, and that they seek unreliable sources of information about important news events (Shenkman 14). The two causes that suggest this is that the public is either uninterested or is not well-informed.
The way in which information is presented to us is what leads to the comprehension and the understanding of a topic, but it can also affect the things we view as facts. Our main source of information comes from the media and it is what helps us gain a sense of the world we live in and the happenings around it, but sometimes it clouds our perception giving us a false sense of reality when it comes to news.
Media Bias In today’s society, remaining connected and knowledgeable of current events and the newest trends is vital to staying ahead in business, education, and social standing. This information is supplied to everyone through the internet, newspapers, television, and radio. One can tune into stations such as CNN, NBC, Fox News, Al-Jazeera, and many others (“SQs of Media Outlets”). In order to meet the needs of viewers, readers, and listeners, the ideal media system would contain accurate, quick information, with a purely impartial view on the facts as they are known. However, this modern media system has not maintained an objective view, pushing opinionated and slanted reporting onto the population in order to create profit and gain customers. The exploitation of information media for personal gain has created a toxic and inaccurate present, constant in today’s society.
The internet is an amazing outlet to receive media and news. But that has come at the cost of the credibility of the news as well. News is so rapid and expansive at this point, anyone can become involved with journalism. You can become knowledgeable on events in places you