Technology is a key ingredient in helping us cope with the latest news, but it can also turn out to be a source of frustration and anxiety.
Read moreHow to stop bad news from spreadingThe BBC’s James Cairns looks at the ways that technology is influencing how we view the news.
In the US, technology is being used to monitor and report on the US president’s visit to the White House.
And there is a growing concern that the US could be heading towards a “one world order” where the US will have more control over the internet than the rest of the world.
But in the UK, it is technology that is being criticised by those who say it could be used to spy on us.
James Cairn: Are we getting too close to the world’s government?
James Cairs report on technology’s impact on our lives, politics and culture is on BBC iPlayer