Letters: Nov. 11, 1996

THE NEWS WARS

"It is not the number of news providers that matters, it is the content they carry. What is truth and what is fiction?" TOM CHILDS Columbus, Ohio

I've been an avid TIME reader for almost 20 years (I'm 31), and I look forward to reading your magazine for many years to come. I could have answered the question on the cover [BUSINESS, Oct. 21], "Is more news good news?," in one word: No. I am exhausted by the inundation of news and information from newspapers and cable-television news programs, sifting through ads and information that are worthless to...

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