Breaking news is at our fingertips, every minute of every day. You’d think it would be a case of information overload and far too many facts to even digest.

Has the addition of social media to our news cycle created more news? Well of course not. There’s still the same amount of news as there always has been. What has changed is the concept of what is newsworthy.

The growing pressure on news sources to actually have news every minute of every day is leading to an approach that can best be described as ‘scraping the bottom of the barrel’.

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