Resources for Bruce Shapiro

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Covering Mass Killings

Psychiatrist Frank Ochberg, M.D. and Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center, share insights on the characteristics of mass killers and the ethical responsibilities of news organizations as they help the public make sense of the shooting rampage in Arizona that left six dead and a U.S. Congresswoman grievously injured.

Sex, Violence and Wikileaks

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Julian Assange need to be taken seriously. But the manipulative release of a preliminary police report sheds light on the larger furor:  Who gets to leak? Which leaks get published – and why?

Yale Murder Begs Ethics Questions

In announcing the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Yale University graduate student Annie Le on the morning of Sept. 17, New Haven Police Chief James Lewis did something I’ve never seen in a high-profile arrest announcement: He told a horde of reporters caught in a week-long national news frenzy that they had been presenting the story wrong.