TITLE

It's an Online World for Young People and Political News

AUTHOR(S)
Seitz, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2008, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers opinions on how young people regard journalism, especially coverage of elections and other political news. The influence of comedian Jon Stewart and the television program "The Daily Show" is cited. It is stated that young people get almost all of their news from Internet sources. The author states that young people have little or no trust in information they are presented, making it unclear exactly what they do and do not know.
ACCESSION #
33321158

 

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