Tag Archives: Mass shootings

Shooting Journalists

Shooting journalists: Sabrina Tavernise, Amy Harmon and Maya Salam report that mass shooting found a new target at the Capital Gazette, killing five.

“For a country that has grown numb to mass shootings, this was a new front,” they wrote. It is “a rare attack on a news organization, one of the oldest in America….”


Profiling Killers Or Victims?

Profiling killers or victims?

Russell Frank writes that mental health professionals urge journalists to focus less on the perpetrators of shooting rampages and more on the victims.

“The question that arises with every mass shooting is whether these instant illustrated profiles of the killers do more harm than good,” he writes.