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It’s alright to cry — or is it? 

How should journalists handle it when emotions bubble up during tragic, horrifying, or heart-wrenching stories? 

Updated: September 16, 2022
One of the most famous moments in journalism occurred when Walter Cronkite shed a tear as he announced the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Getting emotional while covering the news is hardly a new phenomenon, but two recent examples give us an opportunity to talk about what journalists can do when emotions overtake them […]
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