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News is Ubiquitous

Posted by: | October 25, 2012 | No Comment |

News is ubiquitous. But does that mean that people are actually absorbing it? Television has given people the ability to see what’s going on in the world at anytime. Internet is another medium that informs people about the local and worldly happenings. But what are you taking away from it?

I get it, your busy. So am I. As a college student we have a million and one things to think about. We can be a little selfish. But for most of us taking the time to seek out something that doesn’t personally affect us does tend to seem like a waste.

But if you don’t you can look like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmAbT-YKfDg

 

Ignorance is not bliss. You are responsible for knowing what’s happening in the world because if you don’t then how can you change it?

Some of these people have made a difference and it’s possible that you can too

Remember that there’s really no excuse because media today doesn’t stop. There are 24 hour news sources like CNN and Al-Jazeera that can keep you up to date on the latest. Social media doesn’t stop either, so just take a moment. Look. Learn. Absorb.

Just please take advantage of the television, internet and social media. Let it educate you, not make you ignorant.

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