Welcome once again to Fandango’s Provocative Question. Each week I will pose what I think is a provocative question for your consideration.
By provocative, I don’t mean a question that will cause annoyance or anger. Nor do I mean a question intended to arouse sexual desire or interest.
What I do mean is a question that is likely to get you to think, to be creative, and to provoke a response. Hopefully a positive response.
In my formative years and through the late twentieth century, I got most of my news from primarily from four sources: radio, local and national broadcast TV news stations, newspapers, and news magazines (e.g., Time, Newsweek).
I considered these news sources, perhaps somewhat naively in hindsight, to be relatively reliable purveyors of objective truths and facts. Today, however, thanks to the internet, there are myriad “news” sources (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, cable news channels, right-leaning websites, left-leaning websites, blogs) and truths and facts seem to have become quite subjective.
My provocative question this week is simply this:
Where do you get most of your news from? Do you consider your primary news source (or sources) to be objective purveyors of truths and facts?
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