Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Quote of the Day: On getting a better relationship with the news

"Just about every problem we battle in understanding the news today — and every one we will battle tomorrow — is exacerbated by plugging into the social-media herd. The built-in incentives on Twitter and Facebook reward speed over depth, hot takes over facts and seasoned propagandists over well-meaning analysers of news.
    "You don’t have to read a print newspaper to get a better relationship with the news. But, for goodness’ sake, please stop getting your news mainly from Twitter and Facebook. In the long run, you and everyone else will be better off."

~ Farhad Manjooo, from his article 'For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned'

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