"When one of the “big two” newsweeklies is going out of print, it’s clear that Americans are not consuming news the way they used to. Maybe that’s a good thing, if the technology revolution has made it easier to get more of the kind of information and analysis that readers once sought from Newsweek. But if Americans are finding a more polarized reality online, they may have just grown more partisan with less knowledge, making it more important for forums like presidential debates to deal with the details of policy.Reading More but Learning Less? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com
In the Web 2.0 age, when many Americans see hundreds of articles every day, are we more informed than previous generations were?"
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Reading More but Learning Less? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com
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