How to Manage News Overload

How to Manage News Overload

The news is beneficial and necessary in many ways. Staying informed means knowing about the world around you. It’s about learning facts and understanding the changes occurring in society and culture. It’s about staying on top of science and politics and knowing enough to make informed decisions regarding our own lives. But what happens when we consume too much news?  A 2011 study confirmed that news programming that primarily depicted adverse events can impact the emotional states of its viewers. These viewers tended to be more anxious and sad than viewers who did not consume as much negative news. Unfortunately,...

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