It is crucial to be well-informed and educated as a pageant contestant. Here are some reputable as well as balanced news sources to stay up to date with events taking place in our world today:
The Huffington Post is gaining more fans all the time. Check it out…and start with this article that talks about pageants! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/karen-s-exkorn/dont-judge-me-because-i-j_b_4988300.html
Christian Science Monitor Don’t assume it is about religion or science by the title. Go take a look. It is generally thoughtful, well-balanced news.
The Wall Street Journal This may or may not be your thing, but why not read an issue or two, or at least scan the headlines and read an article or two? Flex your mental muscle, see a range of things going on…over time you’ll build more thinking and conversational flexibility.
The Examiner The Examiner is the insider source for everything local. They are a Top 100 website, a Top 15 news site, and one of the five fastest growing destinations on the Internet. Examiner is comprised of local city editions in over 240 major markets across the U.S. and Canada, and enjoys millions of visitors. Take a peek at it by clicking on the link. And maybe you have an area of expertise that you can contribute to them!