News Media Reliability January 11, 2018 by Staff

Did you know that 44 percent of Americans get their news from Facebook? I'm a newsy. I read several newspapers a day in order to keep abreast of what's going on in Kentucky and around the world. But I don't just read anything. I look for credible balanced journalism. Some news outlets have political bias built into their stories. It's important to understand this because the stories we read influence how we think and process the issues. Some news outlets should be avoided altogether. You know the ones I'm talking about—the ones that masquerade as news, specialize in gossip or conspiracy theories and sensationalize stories altogether. It's important to stay informed but whether or not you're truly informed really depends on just how reliable is your news sources.

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