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Good morning! :wave3:

From where do you get your news? Do you subscribe to your local newspaper? Do you watch your local news on tv? What about the news networks, do you watch any of them?

We subscribe online to our local newspaper and we read it every day. We watch our local news every night (sometimes more so for the weather, than the news). We do watch ABC's World News Tonight. But that's about it. I hang out online with various news sites. I do love Rachel Maddow on MSNBC, but hardly ever watch her.

(And we try to take everything with a grain of salt!)

What about you? Where do you get your news?
 

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We subscribe to the local paper, watch our local TV station, (100 miles away, but covers us), and World News Tonight. I also listen to Fox News, especially Tucker Carlsen, but like you take everything with a grain of salt. The older I get the more I am skeptical of how the news is covered. I wish they would just cover the news, not put their or a political slant on every single thing they report. (Although I DO know what political slant fox news will take. I want a different opinion than what all the other channels give)
 

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My husband and I watch World News with David Muir every night at 6:30 although I don't really hear what he says because my husband yells at the TV the entire time that either David Muir doesn't know what he is talking about or that whatever he reported on was yesterday's news and was already talked about.
 

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I do the rounds of all the free major news sites online every day. I don't have cable and really only turn the TV on if it's NCIS night (used to be Tuesday, now it's Monday) ;).
 

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I watch our local evening news and sometimes will go online to read articles from our local newspapers to get the "full report" on what was covered, or if I heard something happened and it didn't make the TV news.
I will sometimes watch the National News when something "big" happened, then will usually follow up with online articles if it's something I feel I need or am interested in learning more about.
When I follow up with online articles, that's where I will look for a few different news sites and get different perspectives...To ensure I get all the information and weed out the biases. Often times, some factual information gets left out depending on which way the provider "leans".
You know......It shouldn't take that much effort to get the news....:rolleyes2:
 

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I get the news from World News Tonight. David Muir is OK but he is no Peter Jennings. Sometimes I'll watch a little of the local news but I get so tired of hearing the same things over and over and I don't care about their personal opinions on everything or how their weekends were or what they do in their free time.
 

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Pretty much all of my news comes from the various news sites on the internet - CNN, ABC, Associated Press, Yahoo, MSN, USA Today and Twitter are ones I use the most. I don’t subscribe to any of them though. I used to have a local newspaper subscription but they are just too expensive.
 

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I used to watch the local news, ABC, usually, but stopped during pregnancy because I was trying to keep my stress levels down. I don't actively search for it these days, but pick up bits here and there on the internet.
 

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I watch the local news, listen to local radio newscasts, plus I follow a few internet news sites, both foreign and domestic. I no longer take a newspaper or watch the network news.
 

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I watch the Nightly News with Lester Holt everyday, and check in regularly with CNN and MSNBC. I get local news online.
 

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From where do you get your news? Do you subscribe to your local newspaper? Do you watch your local news on TV? What about the news networks, do you watch any of them?
Usually CNN.com for political news. NFL.com is the only online source I ever get news about it from.. If the Washington Post had a real privacy policy (a misnomer as they offer no privacy at all), I would bookmark it.
 

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I subscribe to our local paper and it's delivered to the house Wed. and Sat.The tv stations are out of Springfield,and we prefer the cbs affiliate,which we watch at 11am and 5pm.Sometimes hubby will watch the national news (also cbs) and I do on occasion,but I always read MSN when I first get online in the evening.
 

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If I need to see something; I usually go for the local news site.

I've had several instances where friends and acquaintances have witnessed first hand different things that were being reported in the international news. When they saw the news coverage they were adamant that they were NOT reporting what they saw with their own eyes. So I don't really trust any one news source.
 

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We receive the local paper which recently reduced its print editions to four: Wednesday through Friday and Sunday. The other three days I read it on online. We also get the New York Times delivered. I read AP and NPR online and listen to NPR’s Morning Edition. We don’t watch any news on tv.

I have a journalism degree and worked for two newspapers many years ago, so I mourn the slow but certain death of print newspapers.
 

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I get a lot of news from Twitter. I try to not get into the news too much because I get so angered easily by all the BS in the world. Whenever I do read the news though, I will usually read multiple sources on the same topic to make sure I'm getting the full story with limited bias.
 

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I've always watched the news in the morning before work with my breakfast and coffee, usually ABC or NBC. My friend's son-in-law is a political analyst for CNN so I watch it to see him. :biggrin:
 

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Twitter and Instagram mostly for me. I find the main outlets here (BBC etc) too politically biased - the BBC is meant to be neutral but leans more towards the opposite end of my political spectrum! I do watch some of the ITV news though on tv. I also use Al Jazeera for world news, especially for coverage of Palestine and Afghanistan.
 
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