Is there a way to save the sharing of and hunger for information from consumerism and sensationalism?
While “If it bleeds it leads” sells ads, is the story including blood always the most significant or important story?
What could be more dehumanizing than for a whole realm of knowledge, technology, and business to be classified under the heading of “IT”?
Yeah, I know “IT” stands for Information Technology, not the impersonal neutral third person pronoun. However, the letters are also the third person neutral pronoun in English.
This does not mean that the machines are taking over. Alas, there is currently no need for Keanu Reeves to save us.
Perhaps it could serve as a reminder, however, that we must be mindful that all news stories are about people and affect people – real, live people with dreams, hopes, hurts, failures, brokenness, etc., much like yours and mine.