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Why bad news dominates the headlines - BBC

Published: 29 Jul 2014

''Why are newspapers and TV broadcasts filled with disaster, corruption and incompetence? It may be because we’re drawn to depressing stories without realising, says psychologist Tom Stafford.''

Mention of Marc Trussler and Stuart Soroka's study on how people tend to choose negative news over positive news. 

Psychology: Why bad news dominates the headlines

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