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coverage of mass shootings

Best practices for reporting on mass shootings

Using best reporting practices when covering mass shootings — like the ones included here — helps prevent copycats and minimizes inaccurate speculations.

Cristiana Bedei | August 08, 2018

Rethinking news coverage of mass shootings in the age of gun violence

How can journalists cover mass shootings without encouraging future shooters?

Nicole Smith Dahmen | September 15, 2017

Study seeks 1,300 journalists' opinions on improving coverage of mass shootings

Researchers found journalists favor reporting on survivors of mass shootings and long-term solutions to mass shootings along with short-term event coverage. 

Nicole Smith Dahmen | July 03, 2017