Why Don’t Young People Read the News?
“With each passing year, young people grow less interested in the news, regardless of how it’s delivered. Why don’t young people follow the news more closely? To hear some media pundits tell it, if we just shut down the presses, go all-digital and find a workable business model, readers will follow. But will they? Will young people suddenly become avid news consumers when the digital transformation is complete?
Who cares about some guys over in England jockeying over who’s going to run the government there when kids can talk about what happened at the party last weekend?”
You can read here two articles about how young people aren’t interested in reading or learning period!
- Why Don’t Young People Read the News? Kids are too Busy with Facebook and Texting.
- The Technology of Journalism Improves, But Young People Still Ignore the News Is There Enough Emphasis on Attracting the Next Generation of Readers & Viewers?
By Tony Rogers, About.com
So, are the next generation “the Dumbest Generation”?