This project explores Generation Z's news sharing, their digital representations of self, and how user research might take on a more user-centered perspective. The first phase of research included a survey of validated personality measures (n= 93), a two-week diary study (n=14), and a cross-generational survey (n= 1,188). Participants in the second phase of research (n=13) were presented with findings from the first phase of research, reflected on them in relation to their own news experiences through a one-week diary study, and then collaborated with the researcher on potential solutions to address current key issues: context collapse, echo chambers, and information validity.
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