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“In the 24-hour news cycle, a glut of crisis narratives keeps us on edge. How can we avoid cognitive burnout while getting the news we need?”
“Our interviewees view mainstream news outlets as part of a group of liberal institutions dedicated to making conservatives into pariahs. The misinformation often at the heart of conservative responses to Covid-19 is a symptom, rather than a cause, of this distrust.”
From building trust with readers to indulging your own curiosity, local reporters share tips for finding science stories for local audiences.
“In instances when content touches on sensitive topics but does not cross the threshold which would require removal under our Platform Rules, we may take steps to restrict and limit its reach.”
One researcher’s work has found that, over the past decade, the news media has reduced the number of times the name of a mass shooter is reported.
“The term ‘news desert’ has been a shorthand, but the real problem here and elsewhere is that this region lacked the number of journalists it needed to thoroughly inform the public.”
With the short-lived metered paywall down, the vast majority of Quartz’s journalism will now be free for all.
“What is being said in Austin may be different than what is being felt in Lufkin and in Lubbock.”