I like the digested nature of the public broadcast news. I also read newspapers online, but most news outlets quality (including most "quality newspapers" has taken a nosedive), especially on the webs. The public broadcast is the only newssource I trust fully (98-99% levels of trust I'd say).
Ok but you do realize you can watch the public broadcast news online right?
I don't know what part of the country you hail from but in the French speaking part we can watch the news broadcast from the RTBF online, I don't need cable to watch that. I have to assume it's the same in the Flemish part.
And to that you can add a lot of other news outlets broadcasting live online. Euronews, France24, BFMTV etc. You can even find live broadcasts of CNN, Fox News etc. And I won't even talk about radio broadcasts that are pretty much all available online and live.