A guest post written by Evelyn Brookins from Laguna Niguel, California
Do you find that listening to the news of the day is enlightening, fulfilling, satisfying? Or does it foster anxiety and trepidation? I know the purpose of the news is to inform us. But how informative and reliable is it? For instance, in 1866 a New England woman sustained severe injuries from a fall on the ice. According to the newspaper report, she was carried into a nearby house and a doctor was called. That’s the end of the report. There was no follow-up, no further interest from the media. I suspect that this is a common factor in today’s reporting.
But, as one famous reporter enjoyed saying, “Here’s the rest of the story.”Continue Reading