New Zealand's Law Commission recommends Parliament restrict the media's reporting on suicides in an effort to prevent copycat suicides.
Resources for Suicide, Blog Posts
Earlier this month, a series exploring suicide prevention efforts for teenagers, college students and elderly Americans aired on Arizona public radio. It was produce by participants of the Dart Center's 2012 "Covering Suicide" workshop.
In Baghdad, Chancellor Keesling, a 25-year-old soldier from Indianapolis, shot and killed himself. In Tehran, Neda Agha Soltan, a 26-year-old student, was shot and killed as she watched a peaceful protest.
Two very different deaths, two very different news stories, but both required context to express or arouse anything but pain and loss.