Technology and the Web will just change how we receive our news, not alter what we are learning. I think with all the news blogs and such, more people have a voice and you get more sides of the story. If anything, it is helping democracy. Countries that have no Internet connection, or are censored, aren’t as informed as other countries that are able to get the news. This is proof that it is helping democracy, not damaging it. What will matter in the future is not how we get out news, but how we interpret it.

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Ariya Momeny is a 9th grader at Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, CA.