Ron Mashate is a writer and communications consultant. He has worked in both the public and private sectors, with experience in media relations, corporate and public affairs. His writing explores the intersection between technology, media and culture. He currently lives in Toronto, Canada.
Given the speed and ubiquity of news and information in our supercharged digital landscape, digital natives appear to have developed consumption habits that match the tempo of this constant stream of content, switching from laptop screen to smartphone screen, from TV screen to Xbox console -- opening up hundreds of tabs in one sitting. But like binge eaters filling an emotional void, are digital natives merely gorging themselves on empty calories?
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