Best Practices for Reporting on Mass Shootings

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Add to Calendar 2017-03-30 00:00:00 2017-03-30 00:00:00 Best Practices for Reporting on Mass Shootings Since Columbine, there have been an increasing number of mass shootings, nearly all of which have been high-profile, breaking-news events. Research has shown a clear contagion effect from these reports, especially when media outlets repeatedly share images, descriptions of the perpetrator, stories about the victims and suspicions about the mental health of the shooter. This webinar will introduce the first set of best practices created by mental health, suicide prevention and media experts. Visit the website to learn more: http://www.newsu.org/courses/best-practices-reporting-mass-shootings Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Since Columbine, there have been an increasing number of mass shootings, nearly all of which have been high-profile, breaking-news events. Research has shown a clear contagion effect from these reports, especially when media outlets repeatedly share images, descriptions of the perpetrator, stories about the victims and suspicions about the mental health of the shooter.

This webinar will introduce the first set of best practices created by mental health, suicide prevention and media experts.

Visit the website to learn more: http://www.newsu.org/courses/best-practices-reporting-mass-shootings


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