• Doug Most

    Associate Vice President, Executive Editor, Editorial Department Twitter Profile

    Doug Most is a lifelong journalist and author whose career has spanned newspapers and magazines up and down the East Coast, with stops in Washington, D.C., South Carolina, New Jersey, and Boston. He was named Journalist of the Year while at The Record in Bergen County, N.J., for his coverage of a tragic story about two teens charged with killing their newborn. After a stint at Boston Magazine, he worked for more than a decade at the Boston Globe in various roles, including magazine editor and deputy managing editor/special projects. His 2014 nonfiction book, The Race Underground, tells the story of the birth of subways in America and was made into a PBS/American Experience documentary. He has a BA in political communication from George Washington University. Profile

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There are 6 comments on So Much News: Should You Turn it Off or Turn it Up?

  1. Turn OFF the news. They only report sensationalism in order to get viewers which drive up advertising and pricing. These days, it seems all about the money and not about impartial journalism. There’s a reason so many Americans don’t trust the main stream media.

    1. So don’t read, listen, or watch the news because you believe that it’s biased? I’m sure that wouldn’t result in you confirming your own biases and being less informed. Enjoy that dangerously self fulfilling prophecy.

  2. Personally I don’t feel stressed at all– in fact the Supreme Court decisions about Roe v Wade and gun laws made me pretty happy, plus other issues like Covid don’t worry me at all, as a healthy 20-year-old. Wish BU media wouldn’t assume our partisan leanings.

  3. Our government (and many others in the world now) is dominated by a horrible right wing hegemony that wants to preserve power in the hands of an elite few. It’s disgusting and saddening to see how we’re backsliding every day.

  4. I’d like to turn it on as more as possible ,Although the memory of people’s brains is limited, knowledge is constantly updated. Every day we have to accept a variety of information. Among them, it is beneficial to information. We must learn to screen out the information that is good for us.The easier it is to understand the status quo of our era, but we must learn to treat various information rationally to avoid being deceived or brainwashed.

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