“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” - Thomas Jefferson
Around 2 years ago I stopped reading and watching mainstream news. I don’t read a single newspaper, offline or online, and I don’t watch any TV at all. I recently…
The founder of incredibly usable social media tool Buffer doesn’t read or watch mainstream news at all. And he says that makes him happier and more productive. Ever try doing that? Think it’s a good approach?
I’m delighted that he’s happier and more productive. I can’t decide whether I want him voting, though. He can’t possibly be less informed than people who live in partisan echo chambers, but still, his ignorance of the news troubles me if he’s helping choose the direction of the country or his community.