There’s a battle for power going on in American culture and the biggest casualty has been truth and facts. It’s hard to know what’s really happening in the world.
Plus, there’s an ever more crowded landscape of people trying to explain what’s happening. You never know who you can really trust as everyone seems to have a motivation or bias.
As part of being a responsible citizen, it’s important to find that cornerstone provider of news and facts that you can depend on. Too often in American culture, we turn to cable news for this service but I find that I turn my brain off when I watch video content, like cable news. When I’m reading, I’m forced to think about what I’m consuming.
Thus, I’ve turned to the New York Times as my cornerstone provider of news for what’s happening around the world. I’ve been a digital subscriber for 5 years now. They have reporters around the world, they have vigorous editorial standards, an opinion section that makes thoughtful arguments, and great technology to deliver that content to me in an easily consumable interface.
It’s no surprise to me that the New York Times’s “online subscription sales jumped 46 percent in 2017 to $340 million. Digital ad sales rose 14 percent to $238 million.” I’m thrilled that they’re finding their path to long-term sustainable success.
If you don’t have a cornerstone provider of news, subscribe now!