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Tag archives: Orlando shooting

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.

Ruinous radicals

Crikey June 16, 2016 2 Comments

Crikey readers discuss issues of the day.

Why are conservatives so damn obsessed with Islam?

Irfan Yusuf June 16, 2016 3 Comments

From what we know about Omar Mateen, this massacre was not an act of Islamic State-sponsored terrorism.

Violent homophobia is a disease, but ‘love’ is no prophylactic

Helen Razer June 16, 2016 17 Comments

You can’t make people love and you can’t meaningfully legislate for its absence.

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.

Media briefs: expectation management … Mauricing … News gets snippy …

Media briefs: expectation management … Mauricing … News gets snippy …

Crikey June 14, 2016

The Orlando Sentinel has made a strong statement in response to the terror attack.