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Too Much News

I remember when we only had a few channels on the TV. There were a lot of family shows that seemed to be timed for when children were at home the most. For example, early mornings were the times when they showed a lot of learning shows such as Captain Kangaroo and Sesame Street. On Saturday mornings everyone would sit down in the living room floor and enjoy cartoons. 
That was always a treat for us. 

Midday while the kids were napping or in school is when the soap operas would come on for the stay-at-home moms to enjoy and have something to talk about with their friends. We as kids were not allowed to watch the soap operas as they had some bad words and Adult content. 
Now just look at what they watch.  

Afternoons were mostly family friendly shows like Andy Griffith, Gilligan's Island, Leave it to Beaver, and Happy Days. Night time was the only time you watched the news and that was usually after the kids were in bed. At 11:00 pm, the TV would just go to a blank screen. 
My oh my how TV has changed. 

Now days when we turn on the TV, the first thing we see is news. The news is on 24/7 and it’s not good news either. We can not go anywhere without hearing negative news. We turn on our computers and nothing but chaos. They could report bitter news and just go to something else, but no, they will talk about the same thing over and over. They bring in different people to share their views on a topic. They make it an all day thing and people are hooked like zombies on a hotdog (I don’t know where that just come from but I'm leaving it).

Now people want to be in the news. They are always looking to do something bad so that they will be noticed and be put on every channel and social media page they can. BECAUSE, they want attention. The worst news brings the most attention and viewer reviews.
In my opinion, Stop the cameras and the rowdy crowds will slow down.

I think they show “To Much News”. They show the worst scenes in a town and people have a hunger to keep seeing it. It’s sad. It’s a sickness. The news will cause you to be in a bad mood, brings on anxiety, loss of rest, madness and bitterness. The world is not at peace. Do you really think people want to live in a world full of hatred, trashed out towns, and violence? I do not think so, but they do want to be on the news and will do whatever it takes to do so. 

If you turn off the negative news and stop following negative stories on social media for a few days, you will feel a sense of relief. Your mood will be better and your home will be happy. 

The world needs less news and more Andy and Barney.