If you are like me, you may be considering what you are digesting in your daily diet of news reports and headlines.
In contemporary reporting, we are bombarded with death, disaster, and the latest health hazard. Satellites have opened the airwaves to almost immediate visual record of what is happening throughout the world. After considering the news of the day, your ‘diet’ may be making you feel anxious or depressed.
No doubt there is an ethical dilemma here – telling the news in a compelling manner and in a competitive environment– but toning down the theatrics or sensationalism.
We all wish to keep informed of local and world events, but a more balanced report on the trials and progresses of mankind would be better for our health.
Since the 1800’s, yellow journalism has called for more enlightened media.Continue Reading