Don’t overlook the ‘exhausted majority’ in political coverage, journalist says
By Beatrice Paez Apr. 10, 2019
Toronto Star journalist Tonda MacCharles says there’s a 'hunger' for stories grounded in fact-based analysis, context, and perspective that can cut through the polarization that often characterizes the discourse on social media.
Toronto Star journalist Tonda MacCharles, left, says she isn’t convinced that journalists have been able to dig up all the facts, despite the round-the-clock coverage the controversy has commanded. She spoke alongside CBC's Vassy Kapelos and political commentator Sarah Kendzior. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Journalists can do more to appeal to the so-called “exhausted majority,” those who are ideologically flexible, amid this sense of increased political polarization, says a Toronto Star journalist.
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