I haven’t really watched or read mainstream news for quite awhile; probably 3-4 years. The negativity of the mainstream news beats me down, and I’d rather look elsewhere for more positive and motivational news to consume. I’m clearly not alone – Joel Gascoigne doesn’t either (and a number of the commenters on that post).

Mainstream news doesn’t paint an accurate picture of what’s happening in the world. Want to know what’s actually happening? Joel answers it best:

If you want to see what is going on in the world then go traveling and find out for yourself.

Photo credit: Jon S

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