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The News: A User's Manual by Alain de Botton – review

How could the news be different? And are we headline junkies? Alain de Botton thinks he has the answers. By Ian Jack

    The News: A User's Manual by Alain de Botton – review

  • Jim Morrison

    Unlike “Man murders wife,” a headline you’ll never see is “Man abandons rash plan to kill his wife after brief pause.” What constitutes news?

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