“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.
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.