[ExI] [wta-talk] LA Times: Unlimited space for untold sorrow
natasha at natasha.cc
Wed Feb 6 14:47:45 UTC 2008
At 11:52 PM 2/5/2008, Amara wrote:
I don't watch TV often (even when I owned one) because the
>fear-amplification factor used often in media reports is something that
>I intensely dislike.
>I would prefer triumphs to be portrayed in the media more often than
>tragedies, in general, but I guess that triumphs don't sell the news.
Yes. Even though I watch TV a lot - has some of the best programming
anywhere on life, the future, nature, animals, adventure, ideas,
etc. BUT I dislike the news and try to stay away from it as much as
possible. I do watch Sunday news because it is more focused on
substantial material about the world and is delivered in a far less
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