As I was heading down the hallway of the airport, I could not help but notice the entire rack of magazines, when I took this picture. Each and every one had the break-up of ‘The Pitt Family’ on their front cover.
Now I’m not going to comment on the actual break-up except to say, there is a reason that they adorn the cover of every magazine on the rack at ‘The Hudson Store’ at Fort Lauderdale Airport and that reason is because people will read it.
Read it?????…….they crave it. One woman in front of me had 4 different magazines.
This is a great lesson for all of us, the next time we want to know why the world-at-large does not care about diabetes; or what is new; or what your child goes through; or how desperate we want a cure or anything else diabetes-related….the above picture is your answer.
We have left the world of news. Don’t believe me? Look at this election coverage. Are we seeing headlines about Ms. Clinton or Mr. Trump having anything to do with REAL news? We have tumbled into the grasps of sensationalism as I have never seen before. Headlines are more about making one ‘gasp’ as they are about making news.
If person “X” does something ‘reportedly’ horrendous, we are spoon-fed the garbage and we lap it up like a desert-thirsty dog.
Well, maybe not ‘we’ as a whole.
And you watch…..as sure as this makes the headline, The Kardashians will do all they can to get themselves back on the covers….watch. It’s all pretty silly, don’t you think? Now I’m not suggesting that you do something really silly to get the word out about your fundraising event, or an initiative that’s important to you in the constant efforts to educate the world around us….but this is just a reminder on what people REALLY care about. If they didn’t, they wouldn’t publish it…would they?
Don’t you feel so much more enlightened? Enjoy your week.
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