“Rampage shooters crave the spotlight, and we should
do everything we can do to stop them.”
– Ari N. Schulman, executive editor, New Atlantis
ARTICLE – WHAT MASS KILLERS WANT — AND HOW TO STOP THEM by Ari N. Schulman in The Wall Street Journal.
STUDY – Contagion In Mass Killings and School Shootings. Arizona State University study by Sherry Towers
STUDY – Visually Reporting Mass Shootings: U.S. Newspaper Photographic Coverage of Three Mass School Shootings by Nicole Smith Dahmen, associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon.
STUDY – Fame-Seeking mass shooters in America: Severity, characteristics, and media coverage.
WEB– ALERRT Center at Texas State University campaign focuses on the media, “WHAT YOU DO MATTERS.™ It’s simple but effective. Don’t name them.”
ARTICLE– FBI ADOPTS “DON’T NAME THEM CAMPAIGN”asks media: Not to name mass shooters.
ARTICLE – HOW DOES SOMEONE BECOME A SCHOOL SHOOTER? by Emily DeRuy 10/23/15
RESEARCH ARTICLE– “What we learned from analyzing thousands of stories on the Christchurch shooting,” by Columbia Journalism Review
LISTEN – HOW THE MEDIA CAN PREVENT MASS SHOOTINGS. Forensic psychologist Dr. Park Dietz worries the media has encouraged copycats of mass shootings.