Bad news is nothing new. Just think of the scene in Network where Faye Dunaway flips through the New York Daily News, or watch Bill Hicks' stand up routine about going crazy while watching the bad news on CNN. "War, Famine, Death, AIDS, Homeless, Recession, Depression," as Hicks chanted, seems to describe the template for news. If it bleeds it leads.
Which is not to say there's not bad news, or not a lot of it, writes Ed Krayewski, but there's good news too, sometimes in the bad news. Here are five pieces of potentially good news about the bad news.