Stop the Scare: On Media Tactics and Not Freaking Out


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Exasperated by scare tactics practiced by journalists like the Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan ("That American democracy is teetering is unquestionable. Jan. 6 is every day now"), Nancy Rommelmann recalls her late friend Cathy Seipp's intolerance for editorial hysterics, and suggests the responsible thing for the media to keep calm and carry on

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