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I am a journalist- not full time anymore. I freelance on the side because it pays terribly for a profession sadly- and there is nothing more fun if you are a naturally super duper curious person and like people. I get such a kick out of researching topics and interviewing people and getting to ask all the questions you ever wanted to ask about anything because it's your JOB to ask ask ask... There are so many interesting people and things to learn about.

 

I pride myself on being ethical, respectful and present the facts as best I can though I don't know that anyone can truly report without bias. The words you choose give your story colour or emotion set a tone that can give an impression that is personal so even if you don't want to sway people, you kind of are. It's not blatant, but impossible to get around. You need some colour to make a story interesting so people will actually read it.

 

How you set a story up can sometimes show a bias without meaning to. If you want to show opposing sides to an issue, some might read into it how you present the graphs and opinions. Who did you start with? The pro or con person? Who did you end with? That kind of thing.

 

And you can never control the bias that people read a story with, what tone of voice they hear in their own heads and so, while you may have not given a rat's ass about something, you might get horrendous amounts of mail from the public because they THINK you took sides in the telling of the story.

 

There's no winning really so you can't take it too personally unless you realize you did make an error in the telling that could be taken as a personal bias. Tricky business eh!

All the same. It's a hoot!! I wished I'd gotten into it earlier in life so I could have withstood the terrible salaries to get to a level of comfort by the age I am now.

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I use to read the newspaper every day and felt I was missing something if I didn't. I use to read Newsweek, Time, etc. I'm a news junkie in a way. Unfortunatley I don't read newspapers and news magazines much anymore. National TV news has become very slanted in one direction or another, so I watch it to know what's going on and then dig deeper to get different perspectives, or more information if it's something I'm interested in or feel is important. I always watch local news. I don't think 24/7 news is a good thing either.

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i want to know whats happening around me, cause ignorance can lead to selfishness in the end.

 but sometimes i get the feeling maybe not knowing is better... cause i hardly ever feel good after seeing/reading the news... but then again, if we all would think like that, things would nver change? injustice would just go on and on... we wouldnt know bout people dying from starvation, earthquakes, we wouldnt know bout inhuman regimes who exterminate certain etnical groupes, or corruption in politics or police-forces , child- and animal abuse....but then who would do something bout it? who would reach out and help these victims?

thats why we have to know, we should know, we get to carry eachother...

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I do not see how negative news can positively add to the ascention of humanity.  The news media repeat everything over and over again. Once is enough. I truly, and now my children, are very happy that we do not have a television. The last thing I saw on tv before I got rid of it, was the constant attack on the President over the OIL spill as if it was his doing, and then in words at the bottom of the screen, U2's Bono is having back injury surgery. I saw that and I almost screamed, I felt a sharp pain in my soul. Now, the OIL spill, makes you wonder how a "VEIN of WATER" compares to a "GIANT OIL SPILL", the power of it coming from the GOD made earth. How can this affect humanity, wondering into the natural territories of God made Earth. A balanced Earth, being unbalanced by men.  That was it for me. Prince Bono is sick, and I am looking at him inside the glass ball from outside, that is 100% out of his realm. If you think about it, its something that affects me inside so much that I have lost the fear of everything. Why, because if need be, I and if allowed, I would cross over to personally care for him my way, with my own two god given hands.  Bono is Realm's Prince who lives within Realm's soul. Bono is Realm's only true dream awake and asleep. My children love Bono because I tell them, that there is only one BONO is existence and that he truly is a Prince. I told them how Bono's name is Prince and why and when I allowed him to enter my Realm thru telepathy. How my psychic visions guide me and why Bono is no regular man like the rest of them. Bono has a "Pitch that is a CODE" and he can move me on a cellular level, like oxigen giving life, Bono extends my life in all ways.  How I got fooled by an impostor who looked so much like the real Prince that feel like crying when I think of it.

 

You see my friends, the TV says everything, good and bad. I am pro good, nay bad news. I would like Bono to control a piece of the earth, like IRELAND, to rule and govern it in peace, with Iron hands and the heart of a Dove. A different kind of President. Here he would be "King David" of Ireland, aka, Realm's Prince back in the castle he purchased. It all fits in perfectly. Its the old days, back in the 21st century. A castle with even a true garden all done and created by BONO himself, the true Prince recreating the past today. Wow, can you imagine. Finding one's Prince and he even has his castle, and he can afford to create the garden too. I like that. He is just like the Lord who enters the castle, and everyone is waiting for him in line, the waiters and the maids and me at the end of the line, entering the middle of the line after everyone has welcomed him back to his castle from having been out doing his work. A prince returns to his castle and he is overwhelmingly loved by all at home and I am ready for the Prince too, a feeling of just dying to see him come back home, handing his hat, a cane, his coat to the servants and its time for fun, and games. The castle is full of overwhelming love for Bono. That is whats inside the castle. The Lord Hewsen castle.

 

OH, about the WATER VAIN" I desire to give one of these to Bono, because precisely, it is created by God, not man. Its powerful and natural, geniune in all its ways. Perfect if you ask me. Only beautiful and perfect creations are for Bono.

 

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wink.gifI feel like a underwater submarine who needs to decompress, that can only happen when I meet Prince Bono in this true life realm. Its a deep desire of Realm to meet the Prince in person. Wow, I tell you my zootopian friends, men and women. True Prince's like Bono do exist. He may look like any other man, but he is a true Prince from bloodline. All his acts, thoughts, moves, describe a much loved Prince who originates from a huge Castle with a huge garden in Realm's channels, thats where Bono and Realm lived agest past, but we are changeable, we can come back again until we reach perfection, thats total perfection, to attain ONENESS with GOD, that is our human goal. Thru spiritual perfection.  Death cannot separate Realm from those she loves so much.

 

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I do not see how negative news can positively add to the ascention of humanity.  The news media repeat everything over and over again. Once is enough. I truly, and now my children, are very happy that we do not have a television. The last thing I saw on tv before I got rid of it, was the constant attack on the President over the OIL spill as if it was his doing, and then in words at the bottom of the screen, U2's Bono is having back injury surgery. I saw that and I almost screamed, I felt a sharp pain in my soul. Now, the OIL spill, makes you wonder how a "VEIN of WATER" compares to a "GIANT OIL SPILL", the power of it coming from the GOD made earth. How can this affect humanity, wondering into the natural territories of God made Earth. A balanced Earth, being unbalanced by men.  That was it for me. Prince Bono is sick, and I am looking at him inside the glass ball from outside, that is 100% out of his realm. If you think about it, its something that affects me inside so much that I have lost the fear of everything. Why, because if need be, I and if allowed, I would cross over to personally care for him my way, with my own two god given hands.  Bono is Realm's Prince who lives within Realm's soul. Bono is Realm's only true dream awake and asleep. My children love Bono because I tell them, that there is only one BONO is existence and that he truly is a Prince. I told them how Bono's name is Prince and why and when I allowed him to enter my Realm thru telepathy. How my psychic visions guide me and why Bono is no regular man like the rest of them. Bono has a "Pitch that is a CODE" and he can move me on a cellular level, like oxigen giving life, Bono extends my life in all ways.  How I got fooled by an impostor who looked so much like the real Prince that feel like crying when I think of it.

 

You see my friends, the TV says everything, good and bad. I am pro good, nay bad news. I would like Bono to control a piece of the earth, like IRELAND, to rule and govern it in peace, with Iron hands and the heart of a Dove. A different kind of President. Here he would be "King David" of Ireland, aka, Realm's Prince back in the castle he purchased. It all fits in perfectly. Its the old days, back in the 21st century. A castle with even a true garden all done and created by BONO himself, the true Prince recreating the past today. Wow, can you imagine. Finding one's Prince and he even has his castle, and he can afford to create the garden too. I like that. He is just like the Lord who enters the castle, and everyone is waiting for him in line, the waiters and the maids and me at the end of the line, entering the middle of the line after everyone has welcomed him back to his castle from having been out doing his work. A prince returns to his castle and he is overwhelmingly loved by all at home and I am ready for the Prince too, a feeling of just dying to see him come back home, handing his hat, a cane, his coat to the servants and its time for fun, and games. The castle is full of overwhelming love for Bono. That is whats inside the castle. The Lord Hewsen castle.

 

OH, about the WATER VAIN" I desire to give one of these to Bono, because precisely, it is created by God, not man. Its powerful and natural, geniune in all its ways. Perfect if you ask me. Only beautiful and perfect creations are for Bono.

 

Realmawake

Realm, if you are not a writer, then you are wasting this talent.

 

the Water Vein... Oil Spill... moves you on a ceullular level... Lord Hewsons castle ... it sounds like I am taken to a magical world of wonder like a childrens fairytale.

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@ rosa: i know what you're saying, rosa, and after we got married we lived without tv for 10 years. but we listened to the radio a lot, and kept getting info through that. but i get it you're not listening to radio-news either?
and maybe your life is much more peaceful now, but like i said, what if everyone does that?

just imagine that you and your loved ones would suffer from something terrible, like an earthquake or civil-war. and nobody would know , cause nobody would listen to or read the news anymore... wouldnt you want people to know and to do something bout it?
recently we had the pedofile-scandal in belgium, and lots of people came forward telling bout how they were abused by priests, nuns, and so on... the good citizens were shocked, and some will lose their faith, but does that mean it would be better if it never came out? if they would still just cover up the stories and pay off the victims to keep silent?
some things have to get out in the open.
 but that doesnt mean i don agree with what some here said before, it looks like the media only wants to show the bad news and repeat it again and again. but whats the alternative? shut up and look away?
thats not what u2 and especially bono is doin, is it? they started making songs about it, and dedicate part of the shows to these causes.
and that is something that needs to be done, and they need to keep doin it!

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