Cut the bullshit

“So, what exactly is the news? This is the most basic definition: information on events from across the world. A bus accident in Australia. An earthquake in Guatemala. President A is meeting President B. Actress C has divorced celebrity D. A missile launch in North Korea. Argentina is bankrupt. A record-breaking app. An international corporation fires its CEO. A man from Texas eats five kilos of live worms. A man stabs his grandmother. The closing price of the Dow Jones.”
—Rob Dobelli

Rob Dobelli argues the case for quitting the news.

A longer and more layered discussion between Rob Dobelli and The Correspondent founding editor Rob Wijnberg:

My thoughts in a future post.

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