Staying informed

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  1. HazHardHat

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    Ouija!!!!!
     
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    The more commercial TV and radio station in Australia have often aired content that I don't really feel is news worthy, more for entertainment, so I watch either the ABC News or the SBS News. All news can have bias but at least these two news shows try to focus on more important issues.
     
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    If reporters return to reporting facts and stop trying to spoon feed me my opinion, I might go back to following the news. Until then, you can stay just as informed by watching "South park".:mad::D
     
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    I am typically up and out the door before tv news starts so I get most of my info online at work. I like to check CNN, Drudge Report, and often look to different sites for alternate opinions such as Al Jazeera and Alternative News.
     
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    Couldn't help myself. I went back to INFO Wars today:eek:
     
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    NPR on the car radio. BBC, NPR, and Reuters news apps on my smartphone. I also have a number of "news" pages I follow on Facebook, but I double-check what they report, as most are left-leaning, like me, and I don't believe everything I read.
     
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    I check the BBC news app every morning & I have it set for news alerts during the day - I like to have an idea what’s going in the world, but then I will choose whether to & where to find out more, be it from an online newspaper or a news programme or other website. I am fairly sceptical though & find the news is becoming increasingly biased. News articles on social media can be good but I am finding an increasing trend of people I know (often intelligent & astute people) blindly reposting or commenting on stories which are obviously untrue or hugely exaggerated.

    I try to avoid news programmes before bedtime
     
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