News, it’s big business. Not just in terms of profit for news providers – papers, internet services, TV and radio, but in the power it has to order our priorities.
News services tell us when to worry, when to celebrate, sometimes how to do these things.
Philosopher, lecturer and author Alain De Botton has forsaken the balmy UK spring for Australia asking us to think a bit more about the power we give our news providers and asking news providers to take a good look at how they cover news.
Audio – Alain De Botton talks about the power of news organisations to order our priorities
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