As a journalist today you might feel that it’s more valued to write clickbaity headlines than to write pieces of well-researched journalism.
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Oh God this is so true. Even more respectable onlnie publications are trying to shock in their headlines, when it’s completely unncessary. For example, a toddler in an accident whose neck was injured had a ‘severed head reattached’ or wording to that effect. Asking us to click for that is just morbid and wrong but that’s how it works with our brains aparrently. :o

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