You’ve probably all seen that list of the top ten professions that attract psychopaths going around by now, right? I’ve seen it a few times, mainly because I run in circles with journalists and TV news people, and those professions both cracked the top ten. As much as I want to lodge a protest on behalf of my profession and say that we aren’t all heartless jerks who view people as little more than fodder to fill our various news holes/magazine spaces/on-air times, sometimes I see a decision made by a media outlet that is so heartless, so cruel that I cannot help but think that the psychopath-career list is more accurate than I am comfortable with.
One of those instances just happened with SELF magazine. SELF is getting called out in a big way because, well, here:
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