Link: Obesity Stigma in Online News

Obesity Stigma In Online News

“They may or may not get their negative opinions about obesity from news stories, but the unflattering depictions of American’s weight isn’t just in the media but in the mirror.”

Seriously? You think its looking in the mirror that stigmatizes the obese?

This and other stupid editorializing crap that too many in the news industry do, which actually DOES stigmatize weight. Pointing out that most of Americans are fat and thus looking in the mirror is stigma enough depends on the idea that fat should inherently be stigmatized.

I tell ya, the amount of stupid I see being passed as “news” these days really does my head in.

Okay, enough of my linky madness. Surfing the internet is not conducive to good mental health.

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