The Monitor's View A rise in critical skills for sharing news online

As more people rely on social media for news, they also show signs of greater skill in media literacy – and more responsibility in not passing along fake news.

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A new survey by Harvard University finds more than two-thirds of young Americans disapprove of President Trump’s use of Twitter. The implication is that Millennials prefer news from the White House to be filtered through other sources, not a president’s social media platform. The poll fits nicely with other data that suggests plugged-in news consumers are starting to take more care in how they navigate all the retweets, likes, and shares of the digital age.