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Will the media coverage of Las Vegas lead to more mass shootings?

Charlie Lewis October 6, 2017 14 Comments

By raking over every detail of a mass shooter's life, are we telling any loner with a grudge and a yearning for recognition that this is an option?

Flip the script: why we need to change how we report on mass shootings

Crikey August 1, 2016 4 Comments

If you’re a loner with a gun fetish, the media offers you a compelling way to make sure everyone knows your name, your face, your grievances, writes journalism lecturer Glynn Greensmith.

Let’s be clear: Orlando was an attack on gay people at a gay club because they were gay

Josh Taylor June 14, 2016 20 Comments

This was an act of extreme and violent homophobia. Claiming otherwise is an insult to LGBTI people.

Even arsonists deserve the full weight of the law

Crikey February 10, 2009 3 Comments

Mr Rudd’s comments about mass murder are very unhelpful in terms of creating an atmosphere of calm and fairness so that due process can take place, writes Greg Barns.

Blogwatch: the Suharto edition

Crikey January 29, 2008

Indonesia prospers, despite Suharto ... Media Buries US Complicity in Suharto's Murderous Rule ... Suharto, you filthy bloodstained monster.