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A call for the voice of reason in the media

By Chiu Hei-yuan 瞿海源

Heated emotions do not solve problems — in fact they are more likely to make things worse. Our media and society are in dire need of more space for rational discussion instead of emotive manipulation.

Chiu Hei-yuan is a research fellow at Academia Sinica’s Institute of Sociology.

TRANSLATED BY JULIAN CLEGG

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