Staying Informed, Without Going Mad
Those of us with the ability to vote and influence representatives have a duty to be well informed. I have a weakness for the news, especially in chaotic times. I think the news media consumption habits that many of us have are flawed. Click bait headlines and short soundbites rise to the top of our feeds, but these not substantive.
I want to be well informed of world. It makes sense to spend more energy focusing energy on local efforts than just reading the news. Any sort of information consumption here needs to be balanced with such actions and involvements with groups that align with your values.
Articles about the news and what it does to us.
- NPR News Hour
- This is an hourly feed of the biggest headlines.