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By Cassidy Bearinger

How do you get your news

For teens, social media is preferred messenger


"Trump claims 'no racial tension' after fresh racist attacks."

"Warren warns of 'coming economic crash'."

"Cory Booker charges Trump is 'worse than a racist'."

Headlines, like these, fill newspapers and blare across airwaves, but how many teens pay attention to news?

Jackie Olivan currently follows the presidential candidates and their political views for the upcoming election in 2020. How does she find out about this topic? Olivan, a senior at Clearwater Highschool sees news all over social media platforms.

Olivan stated, "News is just always there, huge political campaigns and political...

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