The influence of media on society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?
6 Oct 2016 - According to a study by Pew Research Center, 62% of adults access their news through social media. This facilitates the curation of a supply of information that constantly reinforces our pre-existing beliefs. Additionally, due to many sites’ algorithms, the news we receive is decided by standards set without our input or consent. Intentionally, or unintentionally, we each exist in our own unique echo-chamber.