The media loves bad news. Turn on the television, open a newspaper or look on a website and it’s all the same: bad news.
Indeed, I watched the BBC evening news for the first time in months recently and was amazed at how negative all of the news stories were.
The news focused on how a housing bubble was being created, meaning first-time buyers were going to find it even more difficult to get on the housing ladder. Then there was discussion of a 4%-plus increase in rail fares as well as various other downbeat news items.
Of course, the…