On Media Coverage of "Mental Health"
A few years ago, I wrote a big feature story for BuzzFeed News about a woman named Teresa Sheehan. She lived in San Francisco and was shot by the police there. In a follow up essay, now up on Mad in America, I discuss that piece and what I'd do differently now, knowing what I know about "mental health." I hope you'll read it, especially if you're a fellow writer and / or editor, especially on this or related beats, especially if you a copyeditor or aid with a style guide, esp