The more things change, the more they remain the same.
Link to Pew Research Center for the People & the Press report, "Younger People Less Knowledgeable".
Excerpt: As in the past, [RG emphasis] younger Americans (ages 18 to 34) are not as knowledge [sic!!!] about the news as are older Americans. On a current event knowledge survey, young adults averaged 5.9 correct answers out of 12 news-based questions, fewer than the averages for Americans ages 35 to 49 (7.8) and above age 50 (8.4).
Raise your hand if you always embarrassed yourself on current events pop quizzes in high school.