Can an overly sensitive or emotional person be a good journalist?
While I think being too emotional or sensitive may help you write a romance or other types of novels, would these characteristics work for you as a serious journalist covering difficult and emotionally charged issues?
I think it's possible if you can put your emotions to the back while writing up your piece. Being sensitive would perhaps give you a very useful empathy with the people or situations you are writing about. If you look at other professions where having a cool head is essential - such as nursing, medicine - there are many people who are very sensitve but use this to their adavantage. They learn to control their sensitivity in the heat of the moment without changing the person they truly are.
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