Having trouble keeping up with the deluge of news? Not sure if you even should? A lot of us are feeling genuine information fatigue these days. Below are a few reminders that you can be an informed and contributing citizen without being glued to 24/7 cable news or your Twitter feed.
Some Helpful Big Picture Reminders
Here’s What You Can Do to Beat Trump by Angus Johnston @ Student Activism
The Art of the Real: Disinformation vs. Democracy by Katherine Cross @ The Baffler
Trolls, hypocrites and performance artists are trying to hack our lives. Don’t let them. by Alyssa Rosenberg @ The Washington Post
Some Helpful News Round-Ups
5-Minute Fix from the Washington Post (e-newsletter; scroll down the page and look for the sign-up box on the right-hand side)
The Airport Cases by Sarah Jeong (e-newsletter)
NPR Politics Podcast (podcast)
Pod Save America (podcast)
Amy Siskund @ Medium: “Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember” (website)
What the Fuck Just Happened Today? (e-newsletter & website)
If you have suggestions for other news round-ups, e-newsletters, or thoughtful essays on how to stay afloat mentally in this era of constant news tsunami share in comments or tell us on Twitter: @concerned_arch!