defense mechanism :
- n (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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- When the Journalism Gets Real, Media Criticism Get Fake
The easiest way to respond to bad news about you is to dismiss its writer as a fraud and condemn him or her to a new category called fake journalism. To see the latest example of this defense mechanism, look no further than Bryan Goldberg, a co-founder of the Bleacher Report, who has written a screed against "'real journalism'" (the sarcastic quotation marks are Goldberg's). ...
July 1, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News