I am addicted to news.
Everyday I devour The New York Times more enthusiastically than I do my lunch. At the gym I work out to 60 Minutes and CBC’s World At Six instead of the Black Eyed Peas or Beyoncé. After a day’s work, I risk motion sickness on the minibus to watch Katie Couric and Brian Williams at their anchor desks on my 3.5 inch iPhone screen.
When I finally get home, I change out of my work clothes in front of the television playing pre-recorded evening news on TVB, a local television channel…
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