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CLICKBAIT

MEDIA & ETHICS
It’s an old trick. Entice your reader with a juicy headline that may or may not (usually not) have anything to do with the actual content and get that all-important 15 seconds of attention. “ Is Sex Really Necessary?” “ Image Of Elvis’ Face Photographed By Mars Rover .” That sort of thing.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
At this point, I know I shouldn’t be surprised. But every time it happens, I am. Someone degrades my religion for clickbait.
TOLERANCE
I believe that the more confident you are in your beliefs and viewpoints, the more generous you can be with beliefs and viewpoints that differ from your own. Courtesy, kindness, and polite and sincere discourse are possible and vital to the health of any society.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Readers began jumping from sensational headline to sensational headline calculated to attract a response and rank high on Google search.