This Vox article claims that the opioid epidemic could kill hundreds of thousands in the next decade but concludes that America can beat it.
This article highlights sloppy standards of journalism that are so prevalent these days. There’s a concatenation of quotes from ‘so-called’ experts bundled together with limited argument, poor analysis, and conclusions. Clearly, a highly paid editor influenced the headline maximizing fear with deeply worried readership.
Vox is well-known for explanatory journalism using technology but surely journalists must be able to add some value?