Wednesday, October 12, 2011

What is your news diet like?

From the MediaShift Idea Lab:
Alisa Miller's TED Talk brilliantly illustrates what news industry observers have been warning for years: Our news diet is distorted. We get very little news about places outside the United States, and that amount dwindles further when we remove Iraq from the equation. If you look at our supply of news from places outside the United States that the U.S. is not directly involved in, the effect is even more pronounced.

Alisa Miller's talk for TED was in 2008 and now they have come up with a nutrition label for the news. I like the idea!

Read the full posting here