Tuesday, February 23, 2016


All we see is news of disasters, civil wars, death and destruction whenever we turn on the news or open a paper but is this continual diet of bad news affecting us in ways we are not aware of? Do your research and find out. When you are done, write about the effects of all the bad news we are bombarded with.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays: https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com.tr/  

Reading material to make notes on:
·         Why we love bad news more than good news https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wired-success/201411/why-we-love-bad-news-more-good-news
·         Psychology: why bad news dominates the headlines http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140728-why-is-all-the-news-bad
·         What all this bad news is doing to us http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/08/what-all-this-bad-news-is-doing-to-us.html
·         News is bad for you and giving up reading will make you happier
Video to watch and make notes on:

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