How to prevent burnout: Ferguson edition

Don’t engage the trolls.

Try to uphold your policies for commenters, but don’t let it be a time-suck.

Have someone you can vent to.

Unplug. Or at least put your phone down.

Recognize when you don’t have to do everything.

Be committed. Keep your goal in mind.



Journalism nerd exploring audience engagement, analytics and newsrooms. My path so far: WI ▹ Mizzou ▹ CO ▹ DC ▹ NYC ▹ Chicago. Engagement consultant at Hearken.

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