由于担心倦怠,南卡罗来纳大学学生报纸工作人员正处于休假状态

Student journalists at the University of South Carolina are putting themselves first.

引述倦怠和心理健康问题, 每日雄斗鸡的工作人员 — USC’s independent student newspapersaid they will not be producing any content for almost two weeks.
We haven’t been sleeping. We’ve forgotten to eat. We’ve been staring at screens for hours on end,” members of the paper explained in an editorial. “Our negligence of our mental health has started to impact our physical health, and it’s also affected our ability to produce the highest-quality content possible. There was a tension in the newsroom, a feeling that everyone was close to their breaking point.
The semester has beentaxing,” the journalists said, noting that the shift to online meetings and the never ending stream of breaking news have taken their tollall on top of the ongoing public health pandemic, a full course load and, in some cases, part time jobs.
    We hope this decision will set an example for other organizations and students in general: It is OK to not be OK. By refusing to accept our own limitations, we fail to actively participate in the habits we claim to prioritize,” 他们写.
    The paper will return to a normal schedule on Nov. 2, 他们说.
      The move comes as increasing attention is paid to mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic. In an article published this month in the medical journal JAMA, a second wave of the virus is likely due to themental health consequences of Covid-19,” 作者写道.
      在八月, a survey by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 几乎 41% of adults are struggling with their mental health or substance useboth related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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