How to prevent burnout: Ferguson edition

Julia Haslanger
Mar 26, 2015 · 4 min read

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.

ALSO: How 3 St. Louis newsrooms are engaging readers around Ferguson news

Julia Haslanger

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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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