The Shorenstein Center's Journalist Resource has pulled together a sampling of research and reports to offer reporters crucial insights and reveal new angles worth investigating:
Resources on Homicide & Mass Shooting
- Gun violence, firearms buyer background checks and mental illness: Research and insights
- A Skeptic's Guide to Media Coverage of Mass Shootings
- Online Resources for Covering Guns
- Impact of Mass Shootings on Individual Adjustment
- Cumbria Shootings: Making Sense of the Senseless
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- July 13, 2016
- June 13, 2016
Forty nine people were killed and 53 wounded at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Below are tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering this evolving story.
- May 1, 2016
On April 28, 1996, a gunman with two semi-automatic assault rifles killed 35 people in a cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania. On the twentieth anniversary of the shootings, Gary Tippet, former senior writer for The Age, spoke with ABC Radio Victoria's Nicole Chvastek about the effects of covering the attack and its aftermath.
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