Thought-Provoking Article for Journalists: “Do You Avoid the News? You’re in Growing Company”

Thanks to Mark Young, longtime member of the club’s board of governors, we are providing you with a gift link to a Washington Post article that normally would be blocked behind a paywall.

In the article titled, “Do You Avoid the News? You’re in Growing Company,” the Post’s media reporter Paul Farhi provides thought-provoking insights into the decline in news consumption.

Farhi writes, “The troublesome trend is spelled out in research by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. For years, the Oxford-based think tank has been asking people around the world about their news-consumption habits. In its latest survey, 38 percent of U.S. respondents say they sometimes or often avoid news, including 41 percent of women and 34 percent of men.”

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