Alex Jones is an excellent example of this. He is of course 95% clown and 5% journalist, and yet, I have a feeling that the majority of his followers take his stuff all too seriously… His topics are often serious, but his spin on them is… merely entertaining.
The media landscape has never been as volatile as it is now:
The rapid evolution of technology, and the amazing new things it is enabling.
The rules and regulations, especially concerning crime, are for a large part, yet to be created.
The term “media education” has been around for a long time, but currently, the need for it has never been bigger.