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Opinion

Bad news sells, but only good news can save democracy from itself

Media must rediscover altruism and start celebrating the world's positive transformations

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A person take a newspaper with headlines and pictures of clashes between police and protesters in Hong Kong in September 2019: the presentation of bad news is a useful measure of a country's degree of democracy.   © Reuters

Jacques Attali is a writer and the President of Positive Planet. He served as a counselor to French President Francois Mitterrand and was the first head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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