Ethics of Sharing Information Online - Introduction

Thanks to the internet, today we’re not just consumers of news but broadcasters as well – and our friends and families are counting on us to only share accurate, reliable information.

In fact, half of us pay more attention to who shared a story with us than where it originally came from.[1]


[1] ‘Who shared it?’: How Americans decide what news to trust on social media (Rep.). (2017, March 20). Retrieved April 5, 2018, from Media Insight Project website: Social Media Experiments 2017/MediaInsight_Social Media Final.pdf