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Do we have too much news available?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:41 PM

By Nancy Whitaker

DO WE HAVE TOO MUCH NEWS AVAILABLE?

How things have changed in the past 50 years. Growing up in the country in the 1950s era, I know we did not have access to the news like we do now.

Back in those days, we would gather around the radio to listen to the news or perhaps subscribe to a weekly newspaper. We also had those “party line” telephones and each time the phone rang someone's ring, we would sneakily take the receiver off the hook and listen in to find out what was new.