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Knocking Down the Negative News Bias Choosing to see possibility in the face of crisis
By Amelia Buckley and Kristy Jansen   |   August 5, 2021

The old news mantra, “If it bleeds, it leads” has long steered traditional media outlets towards the violent, the negative, and the shocking. It’s hard to blame them when evidence repeatedly shows that negative news stories garner higher viewership, but it also begs the question: How does perceiving the world as largely negative affect how […]