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Explain a factor that influences how a person perceives information from the media.  

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Perhaps the most important factor that can influence how a person perceives information from the media is education.  This can be education in general, but it can also be education that is specific to how to interpret what one hears or sees in the media.

In general, the more knowledge one has, the more skeptical one is able to be.  If we have more knowledge, we are more likely to be able to question the validity or...

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