Turning off irrelevant news and focusing on active content consumption for better decision-making
Cata, this turned out great! I love the overall message. And I see it with Colombia media all the time.
Ooh, I like this connection between journalism and Superman and the power they hold. That's interesting.
Really thoughtful essay, Catalina! I liked getting your perspective on this. What you're saying is SO true.
Same I quit the news too.
Speaking of — if you want to read some of the worst headlines ever, check out “Dear Troubleshooter” in the Japan Times.
The articles will give you anxiety, severe confusion, and agitation- but hey! At least you’ll have funny hooks you can send to your friends and family.
Very important essay Catalina 🙌🏼. Something I’ve been thinking about a lot. Journalism has turned into cheap entertainment. Important to find better (timeless) sources of information and ideas.
I love what you've written here Catalina. It's so good. I can't wait to keep reading what you write about this. I stopped watching and consuming the news years ago. If something important in the world happens, a friend will tell me about it. But that's not because I don't value good investigation and opinion, I just couldn't find it. I used to love some of the independent war journalism that occurred when the US invaded Afghanistan (I was at the Naval Academy and found it so insightful and formative). I'd love to know who you think is doing a good job of true journalism.
This essay strikes you with reality and pops your bubble. It talks about a subject that not many of us even think about.
We are so used to consuming media without giving it a second thought, but Catalina helps you open your eyes and start being more critical about what you consume.
Thanks for your honest words!