Thursday, April 3, 2014

I read the news today -- oh, boy…

So said the Beatles a few years back.

In theory the news is about being informed, becoming aware through gaining a sense of what is happening and possibly shaping one’s life in response.

I remember a time when news was easy. Radio was the closest to being an “in the moment” news source. You could get half hour updates with occasional emergency reports. Television gave us a couple of half hours at dinner and bedtime with a bit more depth. The paper would arrive the next day with more details, including sports scores and game details. Magazines would eventually arrive weekly or monthly as scheduled...

follow this link for the rest of the story: https://www.catapultmagazine.com/news-to-me/article/i-read-the-news-today-oh-boy

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