Watch this BBC Newsnight video and read the associated article about the government regulation of social media:

https://www.fastcompany.com/90295254/social-media-wont-regulate-itself-how-should-we

or

Watch this video about the 2019 Press Freedom Index: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-egyOgpUjM and then explore where different nations fall along the Press Freedom Index: https://rsf.org/en/ranking

or

Engage with this New York Times piece about social media and the spread of artificial amplification, stolen online identities and spread of disinformation:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/27/technology/social-media-bots.html

or

Watch this CNN piece about a recent change to how YouTube labels some of its videos:

http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/02/media/youtube-state-funded-media-label/index.html

Identify something from the news video that you didn’t know before or that you found interesting (work to be original here; do not echo previous posts).
What was new about this information (what did you think before) or what made it interesting?
How does this new or interesting information affect your life (directly or indirectly)–remember we live in a global society?
Explain what you think or how you feel about this potential effect.
Finally, reflect on the posts of two other students by replying to their posts.
As always, cite all the information you use from an outside source (whether a direct quote or not). Put direct quotes from outside sources into quotation marks. Check your posts for spelling and grammar errors

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