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Age of Awareness

Is Reading the News Bad for You?

2020 is year of the news addicts.

Old man with mask half on reading newspaper between blinds.

Since before the pandemic, I’ve enjoyed reading the news. It’s part of my morning ritual: get up, brush my teeth, make coffee, and read the news. This me-time lets me catch up on world affairs before the duties of the day.

Then the pandemic happened, and my news consumption skyrocketed. Cordoned off society with fewer faces to…



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Li Charmaine Anne

(She/They) Author on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver, Canada). At work on first novel. Get links to read my stuff for free: