Social media has become an increasingly significant factor in our daily lives. Not all of what is available on the internet is bad, but learning to manage it and filter out the noise is a difficult task for adults and nearly impossible for teens. On the next Line One, Prentiss Pemberton discusses the traps and pitfalls of social media and how we can consume it in a way that does not harm our health.
HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW
- Julia O’Malley, Anchorage Daily News writer and editor, former Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage
- What impact has social media had on our interpersonal relationships?
- What impact has social media had on society overall?
- How does social media affect teenagers’ mental health?
- How does social media affect your personal well-being?
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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT
LINE ONE’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic offer extensive health information libraries
- MedlinePlus has a guide to finding reliable health information on the internet
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Carl Sagan’s Baloney Detection Kit and common logical fallacies
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