Are you reading this while at your desk? On your smartphone on the Metro? Maybe you get Hill Navigator delivered directly to your inbox. But how do you know if you’re reading the best news sources to do your job effectively? Hill Navigator discusses.
Q. Every morning I start checking my phone for news alerts and daily clips. When I get into the office I'm still sorting through news clips from my boss's committees, our office press team, and trade groups, on top of the various Beltway news outlets. I know Roll Call is the best source for all news, but I sometimes question how much news I really need to do my legislative job. As I prepare for a new Congress and a new year, what are some tips to get my media consumption under control?
A. You’re asking a journalist if there is a limit to the media consumption? Never, media consumption is limitless! (Especially print, print media forever! But I digress …
You’re wise to start thinking about your news sources. Your inbox only has so much space, and you don’t want to spend your entire morning combing through news clips. So here are several ways to target your media consumption so you’re keeping up with your boss, doing your job and staying on top of the ever-changing news landscape.