Given the current climate of fake news and continuous updates about the end of the world as we know it, more people are opting to live in their own bubble and ignore the news completely. But more worryingly, a recent study by SurveyMonkey and Common Sense Media, found that teens would rather keep up with current events via YouTubers, and not verified news agencies. According to the study, more than 75 percent of teens aged from 13 to 17 say it’s important to keep up with world events, yet over...
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Teens getting the majority of their news online shouldn't come as a surprise, as the days of reading a physical newspaper or settling in front of the television for the evening news have long passed. What does come as a surprise, however, is the online sources teens are turning to for their news. Common Sense,