Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on December 15, 2020

in Media, Risk and Safety, Seen and Unseen

… is from page 74 of the late Hans Rosling’s wonderful 2018 book, Factfulness (original emphasis):

Good news is not news. Good news is almost never reported. So news is almost always bad….

More news does not equal more suffering. More bad news is sometimes due to better surveillance of suffering, not a worsening world.


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