The Morning News (App)

There are news sources that report the events of the world, and there are news sources that report reasons to hate. It’s not always evident, especially when you get caught up in it, an easy thing to do. I didn’t notice until after the heat of the election is over that one of my favorite sources was giving me more reasons to hate than it was telling me about the world. What I’ve found the difference is, is in the headlines. Is your news source giving you headlines like “X-Politician Wages War on Modern Democracy in Inflamatory Speech” or are they giving you headlines like “X-Politician Discusses Major Policy Changes in Speech, X-Party Reacts With Strong Words of Their Own”? And the spin isn’t just on one side. It’s not bad to read news with a spin. But it’s important to be very aware of that spin while doing so. Otherwise it’s easy to get caught in it.

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