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Started by: i-spy (15268) 

Do we really need 24 hour tv news ?

Started: 8th Apr 2024 at 17:44

Posted by: PeterP (11397)

I-spy it fills a channel or two on your TVMost news is bad news but people have to know the latest news or may be at work or doing other things so miss the news and then have to catch up on their daily fix of misery

Replied: 8th Apr 2024 at 18:56

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (15558)

I suppose it could said like the old saying says "No News is Good News"

Replied: 9th Apr 2024 at 17:30

Posted by: mollie m (7235) 

Do what I do. Don't watch it. I haven't watched or read the news in a long time because it's too depressing and I've enough worries of my own.

Replied: 9th Apr 2024 at 19:24

Posted by: cheshirecat (1065) 

I think its a great asset having 24 hour news available.

Like Peter stated above. It benefits people that work unsociable hours who do not have the chance to watch it live.
Or people who have been out for the day / night and want to catch up on what has been going on whilst they have been out.

Lets not forget that the newspapers are printed prior to midnight , so any news can surface after the tabloids have been released! With 24 hour news you will hear it first via "breaking news".
Long may 24 hour news continue.

Replied: 9th Apr 2024 at 20:00

Posted by: ashtonman01 (213)

TV news is propaganda, they lie to you. Just switch it off and get your news from a trustworthy source and not the likes of the BBC, Sky News etc. And I would advise also not to watch GBNews either because they are Ofcom regulated and are just as bad as the mainstream media. And I would refuse to pay your TV lisense:)

Replied: 15th Apr 2024 at 11:06

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (15558)

So what is a trustworthy source of news ?

Replied: 15th Apr 2024 at 11:17

 

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