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"Movement not a Moment": Fighting the Media Fatigue

For the past few weeks, the Black Lives Matter movement has been gathering momentum globally following the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arberry in the US. Social Media has been heated but has ultimately driven some much-needed conversations and forced us to once again call out the UK for its own systemic racism. Many of us will be experiencing the ‘growing pains’ that come with the self-reflection and uncomfortable discussions we are all having. Whilst positive and necessary, it can become emotionally draining and feel as though there is no ‘escape’ from it when it is everywhere you turn.

Media Fatigue - the tendency to pull back from social media when you feel overwhelmed. I