Lots of people are kicking off diets and exercise this time of year, but here’s a thing you should think about too: your “media diet.” That is, the news you read and where you read it. In 2018, resolve to be better informed and read better news.
There’s a new poll out that says Americans’ trust in the news is growing again. There’s a nice article from the Atlantic about Tom Petty, and an amazing read about mental illness in the Pacific Standard. FiveThirtyEight has an excellent article about gun violence today, and Media Matters is knocking down a hoax about a trucking strike in Puerto Rico.
War before Christmas, guys, you mark my words. It’s the traditional Republican way to “save” a faltering presidency.
The new DuckTales cartoon debuts tomorrow. Yeah I’m totally watching it. It’s *DuckTales.*