A number of youngsters all over the
attentive to update news reported
. The main roots of
in the rise of the Internet, which will be discussed in more details below with suggested solutions.
It can’t be denied that Internet
has impressively transformed
the way we receive information. Have never before keeping up to date with the
the state or fact of existing
as easy and cheap as nowadays thanks to the internet. Just by a click of
we can get any news from anywhere all over the
with almost no cost incurred. It is obviously much more convenient and efficient to get info from Internet than traditional media
as printed newspapers,
, youngsters who are digital natives find it more appealing to follow news on the Internet.
On the other hand
, it could be a double-edged sword. From the positive view, youngsters who don’t
via traditional method would choose online method, by which is still beneficial and informative.
, many others get carried away with what we call “trash or fast-food info”. These may include gossips from social media, online tabloids, etc.
information can be very
not educational nor informative in the long run. Henceforth,
is truly a worrying problem that we must deal with.
Another reason for the lack of updating news via
/ newspapers is by personal preference of
themselves. Today we are bombarded with a lot of negative news all over the
everywhere. Some young people choose not to be up-to-date because simply they do not want to be affected by bad news. They feel that modern life has been stressful enough so
it up with terrorist attacks, environmental destruction would do no good
So how do we deal with
and foremost, there should be a control over
of information. For any piece of news be
, there must exist validation process to back up its trustworthiness and rightness.
, there should
be incentives to encourage youngsters to read news from orthodox sources whether it is traditional or digital.
can be done by guiding people from early ages to form a habit of reading news from reputable media brands
as CNN, BBC.
but not least, media companies
need to invent different methods to capture youngsters’ attention without making exaggerated or even fake statements.
All in all, the fact that youngsters no longer follow news from
and newspapers is not an issue if they use a much more efficient tool like
, if they let themselves be lured away by other non-educational data on the Internet
worrying. Only a
involving the joint activity of two or more
effort of Governments, media bodies, schools, families and the young people themselves can address