Ignore the news [Article]

Charlie Stross, in the wake of the Boston bombing, reminds us to ignore the news, & with very good reason.

..publicly available news media in the 21st century exist solely to get eyeballs on advertisements. That is its only real purpose. The real news consists of dull but informative reports circulated by consultancies giving in-depth insight into what’s going on. 

Here’s a previous link I shared with the same sentiments

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