Do you and your friends and family fit the models of news consumption described in the
Pew articles? You may want to refer to some of the charts and graphs and cite some
statistics from the articles to make your case.
Individuals, particularly Americans, who use social media as their primary data and
information source are more likely to believe untrue reports (Mitchell
speaking, as shown in the Pew research, the majority of the media and information is consumed
by my colleagues, family, and even myself on social media sites. However, I check to see if the
material on the aforementioned sites is correct and trustworthy by researching it up online and
using some trusted sources, and I discovered that, often, the social media content is not wholly
true. As illustration, social networking sites like Facebook are restricting viewers' perspectives
since they screen out the news and data that will appear in their feeds depending on their
inclinations, which are often determined by user engagement (Matsa & Shearer, 2018).
Can limiting your reading to what is posted by like-minded friends on social media make
you narrow-minded? How? You may need to cite specific articles and passages to make
I firmly believe that reviewing only the content that one's acquaintances who share their
opinions post on social networks may cause someone to become constricted because there is a
greater chance that it will result in misleading data. Without checking to see if the data is correct
or not, individuals are inclined to embrace what the other users' upload, particularly if the poster
is a member of their household or close friend.
What have you learned about the uses of Wikipedia and its credibility as a source? [If
you viewed the optional video on the "Metal Umlaut," you can discuss that in your answer,