Nowadays people are inundated with all kinds of information and news throughout their daily routine. It’s scientifically proven that most of it we can’t even bother to remember. However, we all know that Media students and people who want to work in the field not only do have to pay attention to what’s going on but also to be able to critically analyse it. So reading the news and being able to develop a critical angle is essential.
In my opinion, News Republic is a really useful app for Media students as it has news from wide variety of sources gathered at one place. The Guardian, for instance, is a left-wing paper and The Daily Telegraph is a right-wing one but via News Republic a person can easily spot how the same news are presented by newspapers with a different stance.
It makes the comparison between opposing points of view significantly easier as we do not need to look for the webpages themselves. All the things that are on the news agenda and students need to know are now at the end of their fingertips. “It’s time for a thousands of news perspectives – global, credible, personalised.”