Speed with which information spreads has created the ideal conditions for circular reporting

Do you believe in every news article you read Then this is for youImage by Ted Ed/Youtube
Flix Monday, August 31, 2015 - 19:17

Before the news organisations used technology to disseminate news, most news came from several major newspapers and networks which gathered news directly from resources. But when we look at how fast information spreads today, information might be manufactured to get hits or clicks. How do we then decide the credibility of news that we are getting?

This Ted Ed video by Noah Talvin warns about a phenomenon called "circular news" that is gaining momentum. Watch it know what it is. 

 

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