5 Things I Won’t Do After Working in Media

I’ve been a professional writer, editor, and content creator for 13 years. Over this time, I have worked in a newsroom at a regional newspaper, I currently edit for a respected magazine, and I have published thousands of articles in dozens of publications ranging from “voicey” hot takes to researched-based journalism. No one can convince me that any single media brand is bias-free and doesn’t have an agenda. And sure, not all agendas are bad, but when 56% of American adults report that the news causes them great stress or anxiety, it makes me pause to reflect on how I consume the…

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Sarah Cottrell

Writer + Editor | Slow Living + Science Nerd | Rep’d by Folio Lit | Follow my stories here: https://sarahcottrell.medium.com/membership