#How much does news rely on social media

Do Now:  Do you side with Walter Lippmann or John Dewey on journalism? Explain .

` I side with John Dewey on journalism because he feels that we should have a say in politics and issues.  Dewey feels that complete democracy was to be obtained not just by extending voting rights but also by making sure that there exists a fully formed public opinion. Also his ideas were influential in education and social reform.

Mini Lesson:

1. How does social media affects news gathering?

` Social media affects news gathering because it replaces traditional media and provides faster, sometimes inaccurate news.

2. Besides news who else is using social media as a tool?

 ` People who want to find love, People who want to find friends, and those who want obtain information

3. What are the different ways that information is gathered through social media. Give Examples.

` Different ways that information is gathered through social media is by

  1. Gossiping
  2. False accusations
  3. Eyes Witness (i.e. pictures, videos)]
  4. Companies
  5. Law Inforcements
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