I Hate Watching the News

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    I always watch the news,

    of course, cause the things said affect me, but it's very depressing... I wish I could get away but I can't just ignore what's going on in my country and the whole planet...
    ScissorhandsFingeredMe ScissorhandsFingeredMe
    16-17, F
    Sep 26, 2015


    Watching, reading, or sometimes even hearing about the news. Some stories can send me into a funk for days. I had a boyfriend that wanted to talk about current events all the time, so I started reading the news a lot. I was WAY happier before I started doing that. Now I'm having...
    MadisonAgain MadisonAgain
    26-30, F
    Jul 9, 2009

    How I Get The "news"

    The way I keep current is through the Yahoo! homepage and the "In the news" section on Wikipedia. Aside from that, I only watch one TV news program, a local channel that does, for lack of a better word, pop-culture news. The rest of my information comes from...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2009

    I was watching the news

    when a man had raped so many children under eight he was walking our streets . how? My daughter said if your caught with drugs you get a longer sentence . So true , but how. As adults we should protect our children . Western world is stupid . Need to take note of. The Asian.
    dreamingisgood dreamingisgood
    46-50, F
    Dec 28, 2014

    All I see is bad stuff

    and I'm scared of what's happening to the world. I can't even watch it anymore...
    sleepysleepy sleepysleepy
    26-30, F
    Nov 15, 2015

    But I can tolerate the mass censored rhetoric

    of the heavily made up faces that spins the same story line all day. But today.... As I watched Aaron Hennandez receive the verdict. Guilty on all counts. Odin spoke from beyond grave Through the tears of his mother Aaron remained unmoved Just as Odin does. RIP Odin...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 15, 2015

    I would prefer to have no idea what was

    happening in the world then to know other Humans were capable of such horrific acts.
    katiejade197 katiejade197
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    4 A Night 5 Days A Week

    I worked camera four shows a night five days a week. I loved it. Working and watching are two different things. Even working in the studio I couldn't tell you what was in the news because you learn too block it out or become thick skined towards human suffering. I HATE WATCHING...
    41-45, M
    Oct 1, 2012

    Those girls who twerked on

    that dude were wrong. But 10 years in jail? What the fridge?! That gay dude was big and strong and could've defended himself Im sure. Anyway, to me its not that serious considering that men have been molesting and raping women for centuries and so many got away with it.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe
    22-25, F
    Nov 14, 2015

    Oh, I Guess I Already Joined This Group..

    but I never wrote my story... I was just reminded how much I hate the news again, tonight. It's just all way too overwhelming... My state is getting worse and worse. It's all just too depressing.. I'm just too sensitive to watch anymore.. It's like a horror/ tragedy flick only...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    I Stopped Watching It Years Ago...

    ...what I need to know my sister tells me days in advance before it hits the papers or TV. I find it the most depressing thing to watch. It actually makes me cry most of the time. I dont care that I don't know about certain political agendas, what's going on in such and such a...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 5, 2009
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