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...especially given the reliance of these pundits on phony drama, false equivalence, trolling and chicken littling, and horse race gossip.
I've skimmed the wikipedia page on Henny Penny/Chicken Little. From the plot summary it is unclear to me which specific behavior by whom is meant with chicken littling, and how it refers to pundits and other public statements.
I've seen the statement recently a few times in regard to news and this is the specific context I'm interested in, if chicken littling means different things in different contexts.