The media has run with this fake label “Doomsday Glacier” because it sounds scary, and the primary purpose of the media is to scare you to death which helps them get clicks and sell eyeballs to advertisers. The scientists do not like this label either.
Says about 1 in 6 study participants show signs of mental health problems due to excessive news consumption.
91% of US news about Covid topics was negative – even when reporting on positive vaccine developments or low case counts in schools. The media learned that consumers demand negativity – I postulate this is because consumers who are suffering from hysteria and anxiety seek out news that confirms their anxiety, and that being anxious is okay.
People are photographing others in public, who have sores on their skin, and then posting these pictures or videos online, accusing them of having monkeypox and being in public. They don’t have monkeypox – they have other non-infectious conditions. Can social media users stoop any lower?
A medical professional posted on Twitter that she can and will withhold care from patients based on her perception of the patient’s sex, race and political beliefs. By Monday, her hospital bio page displayed “Page not found”. Far too many engage in inappropriate emotional outbursts on social media that have led to severe consequences, including being fired from a job.
Official propaganda poster on NY City Subways.
Restaurants use an arsenal of manipulation techniques to encourage you to purchase higher profit items, and even to eat food faster so they can turn around the table to another customer, more quickly.
Surprisingly, the difference between different groups with a will and those without is very tiny and the gap is closing rapidly. But the CNBC headline chooses to spin this with an emotion-laden, inflammatory, click-bait headline.
The title says it all. U.S. media coverage of Covid-19 has been uniformly negative in tone, even when there are positive things to say.
The media is hyping an old “variant” of Covid that was found months ago and has been confirmed in a total of …. 12 people … worldwide. “Delta” and “Omicron” have both out competed this variant. But the media is hyping this for fear porn click bait.