It’s all in how you tell the story

Something shocking happened. People who are responsible for the safety of thousands are so irresponsible that they take naps on the job. It’s a wonder nobody has been killed yet.

Something shocking happened. People are being forced to work under conditions that almost guarantee that they will put thousands of strangers in terrible danger. It’s a wonder nobody has been killed yet.

And, of course, these are the same story. Air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job while planes need to be directed to safe landings. Air traffic controllers forced to work long hours, often alone, on rotating shifts – switching constantly between working mornings and evenings and overnight – and finally unable to stay alert, betrayed by their bodies and their management.

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