Ridiculous and pointless frightening headline keeps everyone in a state of anxiety and acts as click-bait. This was from more than a day ago. A day later, we – surprise! – survived.
“Experts” made lots of stupid claims throughout the pandemic. People began to notice and the result is a loss of confidence in science, generally.
The Oregonian’s “Hospitalized kids at record high” headline was false, and is ripped by a letter to the editor.
Always twist a good news event into a bad news event. There is only bad news, never hope.
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.
Cable “news” long ago morphed into entertainment with celebrity reporters and anchors, more interested in flaming emotions than informing you. The result is to divide society into angry camps. U.S. media has devolved to such an extent that it is hazardous to everyone and to the country. The latest round, with CNN’s firing of Chris Cuomo is just that – yet another round where these clowns were caught. This is what they are now – clowns.
The algorithms lead to an increase in angry people and divisiveness, leading to a world of angry people, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Facebook’s own internal research, secret until now, found that Instagram and it’s addicting nature, and how it promotes certain types of posts to youth actively causes mental health problems among the young.
Cases are dropping, but let’s focus on a drop in vaccinations in the headline – even though that is probably explained by the “pause” in the use of the J&J vaccine.
Covid-19 cases have fallen dramatically in several states. The media, which gleefully reported the rising case counts, doing its best to create fear and hysteria, vanishes when cases start dropping. They move on to the next state to having rising case numbers. A consequence is readers only see constant bad, scary news – and never see the good news. This causes everyone to live in a constant state of anxiety.