In general, the things that are most likely to get edited out are the things you’re least likely to click on. Sometimes, this can be a real service – if you never read articles about sports, why should a newspaper put a football story on your front page? But apply the same logic to, say, stories about foreign policy, and a problem starts to emerge. Some things, like homelessness or genocide, aren’t highly clickable but are highly important.
As editors, we're always churning out, reading and, let's be honest, sometimes skimming stories, it can be hard to remember what we read last week, much less in the spring. We post articles -- from HuffPost and elsewhere -- to Facebook, share them on...
The Savage and the Scholar: Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska on the Role of the Artist in Humanizing Our History - https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/03/23/wislawa-szymborska-nonrequired-reading-savage-scholar/
Why We Read: Polish Poet and Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska on What Books Do for the Human Spirit – Brain Pickings