News Breaking

Here’s the first thing I’ve learned from spending the last several years opening up around a hundred news tabs a day: There’s too much news. There are too many stories with too much overlap. And if we could ever examine the inside of a black hole, I’m convinced we’d find trillions of news stories that had never been read by anyone. Here’s the second thing I’ve learned. There’s not enough news. Consider this stat from Pew: In 21 states, local newspapers lack a dedicated reporter keeping tabs on Congress. Yes, you’ll get a thousands versions of a story analyzing Donald Trump’s latest tweet, while you have no one closely watching the politicians who are supposed to be representing your interests.

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