This is a paper that focuses on you to discuss the impact of digital technologies using Chapter 14 reading. The paper also provides the questions to answer in the paper.
Discuss the impact of digital technologies using Chapter 14 reading
After reading chapter 14(pdf) and viewing two articles(links provided) discuss the impact of digital technologies. Answer the two questions below.
1. Firstly, what would you say are the most beneﬁcial aspects of digital technologies to the progression of America’s democracy? Explain why.
• Compare and contrast concepts, examples, and ideas from the article, The Future and Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World
The article, Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion
Statements in the News, diﬀerentiates fact from opinion as statements that have “the capacity to be proved or disproved by objective evidence.”
2. Secondly, how has digital media aﬀected the publics’ ability to distinguish factual from opinion-ﬁlled information?
To give further understanding to the topic at hand, take the quiz in the link provided (https://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/news-statements-quiz/
(Links to an external site.) and compare the statistics given at the end of the quiz. Relate your results back to your argument regarding digital media and what is in Chapter 14.
You must demonstrate you have “thoroughly read and analyzed” the material by:
• Firstly, relating the concepts and examples from Chapter 14 to examples from the articles (Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News) and (The Future and Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World)
• Secondly, properly citing using APA format by incorporating citations for Chapter 14 and the articles
Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News
• (The Future and Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World) https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2018/04/17/the-future-of-well-being-in-a-tech-saturated-world/
Lastly, ensure that you include all the references that you will use in writing this paper. Additionally, ensure that you cite all the reference you include in the paper. Finally, ensure that all writings and referencing follow the APA format and guidelines.