We've all been in a situation where you've had some failed love affair ... and then you wallow in a sad song afterward, ... Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War & Death.

But sooner or later you snap out of it, and you realize maybe that wasn't a good thing. Maybe that wasn't helping me process the emotional trauma. You feel this emotion, but it's not real.

They don't allow the viewers and the listeners to have their own relationship to the story, ... They inexorably take you through this emotional rollercoaster. And you come out the other end and you're shaky. But it's just been a ride. You haven't learned anything from it. You haven't had to question yourself.