Young people are quite vulnerable to misinformation Scheufele Krause 2019 One

Young people are quite vulnerable to misinformation

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consumers can conduct an automatic reverse image search to check that a photo is genuine. Young people are quite vulnerable to misinformation (Scheufele & Krause, 2019). One of the greatest problems is that young users are inexperienced. As a result, they are less likely to tell the difference between genuine and misleading content. It is also applied to paid content. When it comes to limiting the impact of fake news on young users, I think they should be taught how to evaluate content for trustworthiness. For example, users should look for a source of an article that appears in the social media post. Topic 2 The chosen news story is a Russian interference to aid Bernie Sanders. The two selected newspapers are The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times . The article in The New York Times by Barnes and Ember (2020) firmly states that Sanders denounced any helping
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efforts from Russia. The article in The Wall Street Journal by Volz (2020) focuses on the fact that U.S. officials warned Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help Sanders. The reporting of these papers is different because they target slightly different audiences (“Newspapers Fact Sheet,” 2019).
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References Barnes, J., & Ember, S. (2020). Russia Is Said to Be Interfering to Aid Sanders in Democratic Primaries. The New York Times . ? searchResultPosition=5 Newspapers Fact Sheet. (2019). Pew Research Center. - sheet/newspapers/ Scheufele, D. A., & Krause, N. M. (2019). Science audiences, misinformation, and fake news. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 116 (16), 7662-7669. Volz, D. (2020). Bernie Sanders Was Warned Russia Is Trying to Boost His Presidential Campaign. The Washington Post . - warned-russia-is-trying-to-boost-his-presidential-campaign-11582330668? mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=5
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