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Slowing down your intake of news

Latest update : 2018-03-07

By James CREEDON

New York Times journalist Fahad Manjoo tried two months of staying off all digital news sources and going back to reading the newspaper - his conclusions are pertinent for the times we live in, navigating misinformation and news saturation. Elsewhere, "greenwashing" is the term environmentalists are using to criticise Chanel's latest fashion show. The woodland-themed set involved felling dozens of old trees... while putting forth an eco-friendly image.