When journalism gets stressful

If everyone suffers from information overload these days, spare a thought for the stressed journalists who filter that information for you…

When a South African woman stood trial in New Zealand for killing her three young children, I did not read any of the reports about it. I could not avoid seeing the headlines, but I could choose not to click on any of them. I just couldn’t see how dipping my mind into that awfulness did anybody any good.

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