The Case Against News, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty: "News, I like to say, is the lie that something important happens every day. "
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News, I like to say, is the lie that something important happens every day
News is irrelevant. Out of the approximately 10,000 news stories you have read in the last 12 months, name one that - because you consumed it - allowed you to make a better decision. one piece of news that substantially increased the quality of your life
What to do instead. summary page of the Economist once a week. Read magazines and books which explain the world
Pochi inconvenienti. If some bit of information is truly important to your profession, your company, your family or your community, you will hear it in time
I don't know a single truly creative mind who is a news junkie