1. The elements of the information-engagement typology
There are any number of ways to assess the public’s approach to facts and information. One method could involve case studies or experiments to test how people respond to specific information-evaluation challenges. Another might attempt an in-depth assessment of a specific event and research how people learned about it and reacted to it.
In this study, Pew Research Center aimed to study broad patterns in people’s approach to information and report on a spectrum of engagement among Americans ranging from relatively high enthusiasm to relatively deep wariness. The information-user...Lire la suite