I Think That the News Is Ridiculous

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    I never really watched the news.

    never interested me and i didn't like to hear all the bad things that go on in thus world.
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    May 23, 2015

    it's Always the Same Th...

    it's always the same thing over and over again. the way they are always like "What highly deadly chemical could you be breathing in right now? story at 11" and they always say what will be next. the stories are very short and not informative enough...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2008

    Man Arrested For Climbing Building!

    This is just stupid, the police have arrested this man for climbing a building: A man who scaled a 20-storey building in central London has been arrested for wasting police time. (Advertisement) if(window.yzq_d==null)window.yzq_d=new object(); window.yzq_d['I09ketkMBPc...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Dec 18, 2007

    ARGH

    Like I really need to know how stupid and sick people are these days. Ever notice how they put the worst stories on first? Stories of murder, rape and arson. So, while I am getting ready change the channel before 11 it comes on with something I don't want to hear. I watch the...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2007

    News??? What News?

    Turn on any supposed news channel and it is not long before you realize they only have two objectives. Either to give you their opinion and/ or someone else's opinion on the news or to advertise the Professional Sports Teams. When they have vital news they now say tune in at...
    rickdogood rickdogood
    56-60, F
    Aug 20, 2007

    I Do

    I didn't have the highest respect for this medium, when I was a journalist and whist I admit, I still watch it at times.  I do really hate the news and do see their agendas. The current economic recession.  Yes it is happening, but must it be every...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    Good News

    Why can't they just report on one good story, one happy situation instead of always bombarding us with horrible, violent news?  Is that too much to ask?  And what about the days when there is no "news"?  They start reporting on the stupidest things...God...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    Jul 6, 2008

    The Headline For Today

    I cannot believe that the top headline for the news today was the result of the paternity test for Anna Nicole Smith's child.   Seriously? This is the most vital story that is occuring in the world today? How sad.
    iriseyes iriseyes
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2007

    Weather and Traffic...

    about the only reason I ever watch the news is for weather and traffic.  like, today, everyone's braying about Barry Bonds breaking Hank Aaron's home run record.  I do not care!  I do not care what kind of drugs he may or may not have used.  i really dont care...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    Aug 8, 2007

    Partisan Pigs

    I never watch the news anymore because there's literally no station out there that even attempts to present people with honest, non-partisan truths. What good is the news if its meant to entertain instead of reporting world-events?
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    Feb 8, 2008

    I can't believe after the tragedy in Nigeria

    that no one seems to care. It really bothers me how the media can go from protect the innocent to callous rejection of the world around us.
    aliceriddel aliceriddel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2015

    Watching the news can

    either annoying me or laugh thinking about how many stupid people actually gobble the **** up...
    Skiipp Skiipp
    26-30, F
    Apr 3, 2014

    LOL

    You can't, and shouldn't believe that everything on the news is truth. Chances are they are all ******* retards.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Jan 1, 2008

    I can't read most Breaking news titles with out

    busting out laughing or shaking my head. "Kim Kardashians baby joins the LGBQT community!" .....why the **** are Kardashians on the news when there are ******* children starving in every ******* time zone? "Two million dollars made from the new Avengers movie released yesterday...
    ChikoMontez ChikoMontez
    18-21, F
    Oct 15, 2015

    Two Stories Come to Mind

    the first one is a story i just heard about tonight. and its not the news people that i'm infuriated with. i guess china had selected a little girl to sing some song for the olympics, but said she 'wasn't cute enough,' so they had her sing it in a room away from the public &...
    thirty30 thirty30
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Top Priority?

    I was reading the Daily Telegraph online yesterday when I came across this article. Why on Earth the UN are concerned about this is beyond me. In any case, I like having a monarchy.     Why is the monarchy a concern for the UN human rights council? Posted by Alex...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2008

    I have a very close friend

    that did something wrong, maybe without realising it. And it got into the news, and blew 1000 times out of proportion. It wasnt a major crime. Noone was hurt. They had maintained a clean record, but what really get me to the core the newspaper portrayed it. They twisted words...
    23kk23 23kk23
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jun 23, 2015

    Another Rediculous News Story

    I cant believe that Britneys divorce settlement made the news, people get divorced every day and no one cares, but if your blonde with fake boobs and millions of dollars, the world has to be told!
    angelicaBaby angelicaBaby
    22-25, F
    Apr 11, 2007

    Idiot Man

    Who's heard about that guy that's been pretending to be dead for the past 5yrs??? Here, look at this: The wife of back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin has admitted he was secretly living in their family home for years.   Mr Darwin disappeared from Seaton Carew, near...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 8, 2007

    The News Answers Just One Question...

    Who died today and in what crazy way? I'm a journalist and I know that we move toward selecting stories that are sensational and tragic over good news anyday. But it's actually the viewers that tells us what they want to see. If we play happy stories, no one watches. It's the...
    soulspin27 soulspin27
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2008

    Out of Proportion

    Especially the war in Iraq, they blew everything out of proportion.  My bf was there so I know this from what he has told me.  The media caused a lot of unnecessary stress and worry to a lot of viewers.  I did not even watch the news the entire time he was there...
    Valentine Valentine
    26-30, F
    Jan 13, 2008

    Yes I Think the News Is Com...

    Yes i think the news is completely ridiculous the government only shows on the new what they want us to see and they only cover ****** topics nothing that really matters or nothing that should really matter.
    vmcguire vmcguire
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2008

    Guess What

    one of the top headlines on msnbc, cnn, bbc, yahoo, & aol is that Paris Hilton is out of jail... who really cares?
    iriseyes iriseyes
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 7, 2007
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