We all lose when the news media reinforces the irrational fear of “stranger danger”

Maybe it’s that almost every day in Southwest Florida is a slow news day, or maybe it’s that the quest for ratings drive the selection of stories that are covered, but it seems like there is an unusual fascination with reporting on the purported problem of “stranger danger.” After seeing yet another such stereotypical report … More We all lose when the news media reinforces the irrational fear of “stranger danger”

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