PBS NewsHour

Why we shouldn't just consume news stories, but create them

Clip: 03/26/2019 | 2m 17s Video has closed captioning.

As a society, we often focus on the sad, the sordid and the sensational, including violence, abuse, political scandals, corruption and cruelty. But as writer Roger Rosenblatt points out, we can be more than passive consumers of these negative stories -- we can be creators of the news. Rosenblatt offers his humble opinion on why we should “discover and assert those moments of moral satisfaction.”

Aired: 03/26/19

Rating: NR

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