The news industry’s decline has a negative effect on anyone and everyone involved in politics and world affairs. The increase in unreliable information, and the biases that crop up in online sources everywhere can only act against the next generation. This must serve as a reminder that our generation must be better prepared and informed to interpret current events. Students must be better informed and more able to gain unbiased information, or the next generation will be unready to take the reins in a world where we are already vulnerable and unsure.

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Shivonne Logan is an 11th grader at Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, CA.