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Don’t Start The Story With Sirens Blaring: How The Media Makes A Killer

7 Feb

3rd. article in our series on “Gun Violence in the Media.”

Sandy Hook, Columbine, the Aurora theater shootings.  We think they only happen here because they are blown up in the media which in turn may make others go out and kill.  The media makes these shootings into 24/7 coverage and gives the shooters a big ego.  How does the media help stop this?  According to  forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Park Dietz, these are some things NOT to do in media coverage.

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