What's My News

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In times of cultural transition, we feel it is all that more important to know where the stories are coming from that are influencing how we feel and take action in the world. In the past five years there has been a fundamental change in the way we get our “news” and interact with it. 44% of American citizens now get their news from social media. If you are going to play in the now and the future, the state of the news that informs you is vital. As you watch these videos ask yourself..

 

“What stories are informing you about the current cultural landscape and how is your engagement with these stories on social media and search engines influencing your thoughts, feelings and actions in the world?"

Introduction

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Welcome to the What's My News, a series of on-going dispatches about what has changed about our news environment. 2018 was the year we finally woke up to the role that tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon have in shaping our cultural conversation. As a result of the investigation into Russia’s meddling in our 2016 elections, the tech giants were challenged to explain how they were safeguarding the data they were collecting from all of us as we use their search and social media platforms to get our "news" . 

 

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