It is a very good hobby to follow world news. You should read news about sports, entertainment, politics and also science and technology. By following the news you become up to date and can impress your friends and families with your knowledge and intellectual prowess.
By following the economic news you can understand how the share market works and can start investing in it through mutual funds. Also by reading about the latest gadgets, you can take an educated decision while investing in gadgets.
Also by following politics you can understand the dynamics of power and can also increase your intellectual prowess and discriminating facilities.
Thus reading news is certainly a really good hobby-one which every individual should imbibe.