Like “losing the forest for the trees,” we run the risk of missing news about genuinely important developments when we’re swimming in a sea of memes about orbs, handslaps and other ephemera. We have some tips on how not to miss the bigger picture.
The breaking news bombardment is enough to make even hardcore news junkies like us want to say, “Stop!” You’ve GOT to take a break. We have some tips to help you get through the days and weeks of unending news alerts.
We’ve said, “It’s OK To Take A News Break!” We’re going to revise that here and say, “You’ve GOT To Take A News Break!” By any measure the past two (and counting) weeks of news have been crazy, nuts, exhausting or any other adjectives you care to apply. It’s overwhelming even for us, an experienced … Continue reading “BLOG – The Dogged Daze of News”
Readers and listeners have told us that they appreciate our bits of advice including “be your own editor” and “wait for it.” But they also have asked us, “Ok, but can you tell me how to do that?” Here’s a four-step, mental checklist to place you actively and efficiently in control of your own news … Continue reading “BLOG: Headline. Source. Report. Cross-check.”