Opinion | I stopped reading the news. Is the problem me — or the product?
U.S. · MEDIA · SPORTS
July 8, 202210 min read2039 words
Published: July 8, 2022  |  10 min read2039 words
I have a secret. I kept it hidden for longer than I care to admit. It felt unprofessional, vaguely shameful. It wasn’t who I wanted to be. But here it is: I’ve been actively avoiding the news for years. It wasn’t always this way. I’ve been a journalist for two decades, and I used...
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An opinion piece that dissects mental health and well-being challenges when consuming news. Interesting insight from a seasoned journalist that has become news avoidant because the product itself is unhealthy. I was surprised to learn that 42% of people are news avoidant.
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