Nieman Foundation at Harvard
“Politics as a chronic stressor”: News about politics bums you out and can make you feel ill — but it also makes you take action
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The Nation / Elie Mystal / Sep 15
“Skepticism of police statements should be a basic requirement of competent journalism, but it is particularly critical in times like this, when police have a reason to lie. The police are angry at the attempted murder of two officers, and they want other people to be angry, so they are not even trying to provide an accurate account of events. Instead, they are trying to build a case against Black Lives Matter.”
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