February 28, 2024

Driving down the Ventura freeway with the wind blowing via my hair and the radio blasting. It was similar to previous instances… the one distinction was the sounds coming from my radio.

Slightly than some rock band enjoying at excessive quantity, I used to be jamming to the newest headlines from a 24 hour cable information station being broadcast over satellite tv for pc radio. Plainly regardless of how arduous I attempt to get away from the 24 hour information cycle, I can’t escape. I do know I am not alone although. The cable information shops not solely have full run on the minds of their viewers on TV, but additionally on the minds of thousands and thousands of individuals each week who hearken to satellite tv for pc radio of their cars and cellular units. It makes it very simple to take my behavior of being a information junkie to a brand new stage.

In every single place I’m going somebody appears to be listening to satellite tv for pc radio. Even in shops.

Now that individuals have the power to drag up their favourite stations on a mobile phone, all it takes is an audio jack to plug in a tool to a full sound system. Quickly that individual can be swooning away to the sounds of MSNBC, CNN or Fox Information. Though the sounds that come from most of those shops can hardly be known as “swoon-able.”

Is it a very good factor that we’ve entry to the 24 hour cable information cycle just about each the place we go at present? In horrible conditions or pressing information days, sure it’s… However let’s be trustworthy… There are extra instances when nothing is happening in comparison with the instances that do require my direct consideration. Why am I giving cable information on satellite tv for pc radio all my time?

My household usually wonders the identical factor. Now once we get within the automotive for a household street journey, it is now not “Lets hearken to music”, its lets hearken to the identical 5 tales time and again on a brand new station. Once we get sick of that stations stance on these 5 tales, we will change to a different station to listen to the re-worded model of the very same occasions on one other. It is a vicious cycle that by no means appears to finish.

I miss the times of sitting again and utilizing the radio as an escape from the world. Now it appears satellite tv for pc radio is bringing all the things I attempt to escape from, on to me.