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Thanks in part to Facebook and Google, your reading states that this is the number of U.S. communities that have lost all local news coverage.
According to the author of your reading, combination of concentrated power and a business model without ethics by Facebook and Google has created what?
a crisis for democracy
According to your reading, Google and Facebook exemplify the centralization of power over the flow of information by their ownership of:
General search, social networking and mapping function on the internet.
Australian news media owned by Rupert Murdoch were reporting three of the four explanations for severe wildfires there. Which explanation were his news outlets NOT reporting?
Changes to climate policy could have helped reduce the bushfires.
When Ukrainians published a pro-Trump "I Love America" Facebook page, they were motivated to do so by Russia's preference for a trump reelection.
Thanks to financial cutbacks, most newspapers have cut their reporting staffs, however, web-native news outlets like BuzzFeed have not had to, according to your "tech companies" reading.
Advertising on Facebook sometimes supports fraudulent content.
Online bots and trolls were putting out misinformation about the Australian wildfires at the same time that:
'The Australian' newspaper was blaming arson for the fires.
In the early days of google, its co-founders recognized that that this was fundamentally corrupting about the early search engines:
When they offered advertisers the chance to show up high on search engine results in exchange for a payment.
At the time of the Australian wildfires, Rupert Murdoch's main news outlets in Australia were arguing in favor of radical climate change policies to occur.
According to your reading, in the "shantytowns" of one city in Brazil, research found that kids who watched TV outside of school were, what?
less likely to use drugs or get pregnant
India's former health and family welfare minister said he hoped the effects of television's popularity would be what?
So entertaining that people were too tired for sex.
One study mentioned in your reading found that as cable or satellite television services were added to a village, this was correlated with:
Higher school enrollment rates for girls and increased female autonomy
What, in general, was the force that the Bhutanese had long feared?
unrestrained western culture
TV might make war less attractive by fostering global cosmopolitanism or cross-cultural goodwill.
Bhutan's royal ruler. Singeye Wangchuck, embodied contradictory thinking when he did what?
Required citizens to wear traditional clothing when in public, but allowed in modern media
Your reading described the "biggest television series ever" in the world (at the time) as:
TV ownership spread so rapidly when it came to Indonesia that everyone quickly got it except for the poor.
In some remote areas of the world where there was no electricity for tv, people were found to watch it using:
The article you read about Bhutan describes the country as now living with the "most powerful invader of all," despite its remote Himalayan location. What was this referring to?
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