The media can act significantly more socially responsible by setting industry standards on news alerts and establishing well-trained editorial teams to administer them. They can put in the extra effort to provide the background of the situation. They can diversify, add new perspectives, and renounce practices of pushing stereotypes and fueling narratives. They can, and should, do much better.
…ump. It is absolutely true that the individual named Trump must be defeated, but on the other hand, America’s obsession with the individual in general — his or her morality, successes, and scandals — numbs voters to systemic machinations.