I want to read the news while avoiding CNN
December 8, 2010 9:02 AM Subscribe
What are some good sites for reading current events and news reports? The usual suspects are too left / right / trivial for my tastes.
posted by ehamiter to media & arts (11 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
CNN used to be one of my favorite places to go to read up on current world, regional, and local news. Now, not so much. CNN seems to be loaded with nothing but videos (which I can't watch at work) and news deemed worthy by the hordes of Facebook users (which I don't use) like which Hollywood starlet slept with whom or a funny video of someone's dog that prays or toast that looks like Jesus or whatever.
I also don't want to get bogged down by a "liberals are all wrong" or "conservatives are clueless" slant as well. I know that is a tall order.
I'm looking for a good neutral aggregation of news, I guess. Suggestions? These are the places that I check periodically, I'm just looking for something better: