[thechat] reporter fired for reporting

Judah McAuley judah at wiredotter.com
Mon Mar 31 11:36:34 CST 2003

Martin Burns wrote:
> And that's without even considering the effect of:
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=stockholm+syndrome
> http://www.sniggle.net/stock.php
> "The Stockholm Syndrome  comes into play when a captive cannot escape, is
> isolated and threatened with death, but is shown token acts of kindness by
> the captor. It typically takes about three or four days for the
> psychological shift to take hold."

Doonsbury tackled Stockholm Syndrome, yesterday I believe.  Pointing out 
  how reporters get sucked into the military life they are embedded into 
and start being able to report nothing but great things.

Made me wonder how many readers knew what Stockholm Syndrom meant.


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