October 9


The Psychological Impact of Negative News

By Peter Julian

October 9, 2020

The way news is delivered is much different than it was ten or twenty years ago. It is hard to escape the constant updates of what is going on in the world and it is also a lot more emotive in the way that it is reported. There are also a lot more stories circulating around us since the invention of smart phones. Biased and politically motivated news tends to have a disruptive effect on your mental health.

Key Takeaways:

  • The way the news is reported has changed in recent years, it is everywhere and a lot more emotive.
  • Smartphones are also capturing the news and it is everywhere, there is no escaping the events of the world
  • The media is constantly creating doomsday scenarios that are difficult to avoid.

“The role of the digital age has been significant in shifting the nature of news reporting.”

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/why-we-worry/202009/the-psychological-impact-negative-news

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